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Vivek Chibber: on the Working Class, Capitalism, Marxism, Postcolonialism, and the State

Transcript of conversation with Vivek Chibber by Jacobin (audio)

Part I: Why we still talk about the working class

The issue before us is why socialists constantly focus on the working class as a strategic factor in society. 5,851 more words


“A dominant trend in scholarship has tended to associate modernity with reforming rulers, colonialist policies, or Europeanized elites in the nineteenth century. I attempt to find some answers to this question by looking both back in time to the eighteenth century and earlier and lower down in the social strata to artisans involved in production.

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Hati-Hati dengan Representasi

“Ini anaknya ya bu?”ucap pejabat tersebut di depan seorang ibu pemulung yang Ia temui dalam kegiatan kunjungan lapangan, ke salah satu Tempat Pembuangan Akhir di daerah Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan. 1,091 more words

The subaltern melody

She has a voice even though she hasn’t found hers yet.
What will happen when she does? 


Mine to bear

There’s a crick in my shoulder.

A stiffness; there it is again –

that niggling pain.

Hard like a boulder

yet heavier still…

what could it be? 166 more words


Culture & Communication : Public Sphere and Conflict

Avni Sethi, a trained kathak dancer and designer who has put together Ahmedabad’s first “participatory” museum of conflict, Conflictorium was here at MICA to take us through the concept of… 550 more words


Welcome to the  Ama Digiafropreneur – (I am a Digiafropreneur).

The blog that express true African Designs by Africans.

In this blog, I will explain the thought behind my essay question. 140 more words

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