Monthly Archives: January 2013

The filmmaker Laura Poitras follows the tragic return home to Yemen of a Guantánamo Bay prison detainee, Adnan Latif

“The filmmaker Laura Poitras follows the tragic return home to Yemen of a Guantánamo Bay prison detainee, Adnan Latif.”

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“I saw folk die of hunger in Cape Verde and I saw folk die from flogging in Guiné (with beatings, kicks, forced labour), you understand? This is the entire reason for my revolt.”.[1]…

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The Big Picture from Arundhati Roy One thing I admire about Arundhati Roy is her ability to provide an overall description of the Machiavellian and complex system of exploitation that is India in a clear and concise manner. This is … Continue reading

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Post-Colonialism Vs. Marxism; Say It Isn’t So!

Here is a bit of an academic dust-up between Terry Eagleton, one of the leading figures of academic Marxism and Marxist literary critique, and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, one of the leading theoreticians for Post-Colonial theory. I’m a little torn up … Continue reading

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“Be careful with each other, so we can be dangerous together”

A great event I got to attend.

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