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May 17, 2019 · Leave a comment


至少看過四個版本的「薩長同盟」。怎麼每個都那麼感人肺腑、直逼落淚? 奠定日本人「作為日本國族的一份子」、而非「XX藩人」的典範轉移,意義之重大絕對不只舊仇結盟。但這一切真正厲害之處,在於全部都是司馬遼太郎的「小說」界定出來的「歷史」。

October 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

why The Greek debt bailout is being called a financial coup d’etat

The Greek debt bailout is being called a financial coup d’etat, and the hashtag #ThisIsACoup is trending. We asked an economist why.

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rastas. Hindu. Natural Symbol

Jamaica, colonized, 19th century. The origin of “Dreadlocks”: “Until then, they were constantly terrorized as slaves. Now they are the one who intimidate. “ the comments on Leonard Howell by … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The best episode of This American Life for the past 2 years.

It’s a story about two schools and their students. One is the fanciest; the other really poor that doesn’t even have a library. They are only three miles away. The … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Racism French Style

Kamali, Masoud. Racial discrimination: institutional patterns and politics. Routledge, 2010.

January 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Modernity at Large summary Appadurai, Arjun. Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization. Appadurai, Arjun.  Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1996. Implicit in this book is … Continue reading

December 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Europe and the People without History Notes II

Commencing in the 1960s, Eric Wolf was already asking the “big question” of Jared Diamond’s masterpiece in the 1997 Guns, Germs, and Steel or the Yali’s Question: Why is it … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Europe and the People Without History notes I

copyright 1982, 1997 Preface: x A.D. 1400 as the initial dateline for the presentation ….that European expansion everywhere encountered human societies and cultures characterized by long and complex histories…”interlocked” [these … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Imperial subjects

By: Colin Mooers About Imperial Subjects This highly original work posits that the changes in the nature of citizenship caused by neoliberal globalization must be understood as the result of … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Walter Benjamin, the Marxist.

We hope Davidson’s nuanced but rooted Marxist approach will help to reclaim Benjamin from the academic swamp and help inoculate practical socialists from a vulgar approach to art and culture. … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

David Harvey, Piketty and the central contradiction of capitalism

Originally posted on Michael Roberts Blog:
David Harvey is the well-known Marxist Professor of Anthropology and Geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.  Harvey has…

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Discourse of Terror: An Interview with Judith Butler

I do not follow closely anymore, since there is a limit to how much heartsickness one can bear. [The following text is an extract from Cihan Aksan and Jon Bailes’ … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment
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