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Frantz Fanon: Concerning Violence

The following is an excerpt from Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth, reprinted yesterday on the great blog Middle East Revised. Its relevance is plainly not only to the Middle East. 2,189 more words

Divide Et Impera

Ethical Encounters - The Special Ambiguity of Humanity

This is the second post in a series reflecting on contemporary global ethics that was originally organised as the Ethical Encounters in a Changing World… 3,575 more words


"We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe!" #guyana

“When we revolt it’s not for a particular culture. We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe” ― Frantz Fanon


Demise of Development and the Future of Anti-Colonialism: A New Narrative?

Jason Hickel, an LSE anthropologist, recently published a piece on the ‘death of development’. He argues that the lofty claims of eradicating poverty and making trade fair are stillborn good intentions, as they neglect the structures of poverty and ‘architecture of exploitation’. 948 more words


Hegemony of English In India

Recently I read an article online by Aatish Taseer published in The New York Times. The article was “How English Ruined Indian Literature”. It forced me to rethink and reassess my ideas and perceptions of English language and its hegemony in India. 315 more words