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Race, Class and New Humanism

Peter Hudis discusses the contemporary relevance of Frantz Fanon for intersectional discussions of race and class.

A series of recent exchanges between activists in the Black Lives Matter movement and those turning out to hear Bernie Sanders’s populist critique of corporate power have brought to the fore a persistent contradiction of U.S. 1,687 more words

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this new vista

“But the native intellectual who wishes to create an authentic work of art must realize that the truths of a nation are in the first place its realities. 67 more words


Rage Against the "Television Coma": Algiers Soundtrack the Postcolonial Struggle

When you listen to Algiers’ self-titled debut, it’s easy to hear the sources of the band’s sound: The somber soul and call-and-response of gospel hymns, the gritty textures of noise, the brashness of punk… even the relentless rhythms of industrial. 1,327 more words


Zibechi: Red-hot interest in Fanon


By: Raúl Zibechi

Frantz Fanon’s thinking has returned. Five decades after his death, his books are being read again in universities and in spaces of the organized popular sectors. 1,005 more words


On violence

“On the specific question of violence, the elite are ambiguous. They are violent in their words and reformist in their attitudes.”

One day, some weeks ago, as I walked down from my home in Greenland Dhapasi to a microbus at Basundhara, I noticed two young kids, maybe 11 or 12, doggedly following a Madhesi man with a bicycle. 1,211 more words


The State cannot understand whānau; the State cannot restore whānau

“There are close connections between the structure of the family and the structure of the nation.” – Frantz Fanon, Black Skins, White Masks pp 141.

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