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Fanon and the Caribbean by C.L.R. James November 1978. C.L.R.

Fanon and the Caribbean by C.L.R. James November 1978

James November 1978 Fanon and the Caribbean Source: ‘Fanon and the Caribbean’ by Dr. C.L.R. James, Professor of History, University of the District of Columbia, in International Tribute to Frantz Fanon: Record of the Special meeting of the United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid, 3 November 1978, (United Nations Centre against Apartheid, New York, N.Y. 10017, USA, 1979), pp. 43-46. When I was asked to speak, I was invited to submit a paper. Fanon as a political person First of all I am a Marxist and I am going to deal with Fanon as a political person.

Fanon made one particular statement that I think ought to be remembered. When was there no violence? After #CadaanStudies. The responses to a challenge made to colonial relations of knowledge and power show that these relations are still alive and well “THE true Somali is an extremely lazy person,” wrote British lieutenant Francis Elliott in a 1913 ethnographic study of Jubaland, then a province of the British East Africa Protectorate.

After #CadaanStudies

Frantz Fanon. Frantz Fanon was one of a few extraordinary thinkers supporting the decolonization struggles occurring after World War II, and he remains among the most widely read and influential of these voices.

Frantz Fanon

His brief life was notable both for his whole-hearted engagement in the independence struggle the Algerian people waged against France and for his astute, passionate analyses of the human impulse towards freedom in the colonial context. His written works have become central texts in Africana thought, in large part because of their attention to the roles hybridity and creolization can play in forming humanist, anti-colonial cultures. Hybridity, in particular, is seen as a counter-hegemonic opposition to colonial practices, a non-assimilationist way of building connections across cultures that Africana scholar Paget Henry argues is constitutive of Africana political philosophy. Internet History Sourcebooks. Modern History Sourcebook: Summary of Wallerstein on World System Theory A Summary of Immanuel Wallerstein, The Modern World System: Capitalist Agriculture and the Origins of the European World Economy in the Sixteenth Century (New York: Academic Press, 1974)

Internet History Sourcebooks

முடிவின் தொடக்கம்.  தமிழக அரசியல் வரலாறை தொடர்ந்து கவனித்து வருபவர்களுக்கு, ஆணவத்தின் மறுபெயர் ஜெயலலிதா என்பது நன்றாகவே தெரியும்.

முடிவின் தொடக்கம். 

எவ்விதமான தவறுகளை இழைத்தாலும் மீண்டும் ஆட்சியைப் பிடிப்போம் என்பதில் அவருக்கு அபார நம்பிக்கை உண்டு. திமுகவின் மீது அப்படியொரு நம்பிக்கை அவருக்கு. அவரது நம்பிக்கைக்கு ஏற்றவாறுதான், திமுகவும் பல்வேறு தவறுகளை இழைத்து, ஜெயலலிதாவை மீண்டும் மீண்டும் மகுடத்தில் ஏற்றி வருகிறது. 1991-1996 ஆட்சிக்கு பிறகு, ஜெயலலிதாவின் அரசியல் வாழ்வு முடிந்து விட்டது என்றே பலரும் கருதினார்கள். Investigative Journalist For CBS News Exposes How Mainstream Media Brainwashes The Public.

Former CBS News investigative reporter Sheryl Attkisson discusses how to spot mainstream media lies.

Investigative Journalist For CBS News Exposes How Mainstream Media Brainwashes The Public

If you’re aware that only a handful of corporations (6, to be exact) control over 90% of the media, you’re one of the few. What this means, is that everything you hear on the radio, read in the news, and see on television (including the ‘news’), is controlled by one of these six corporations: General Electric (GE), News-Corp, Disney, Viacom, Time Warner, and CBS. This startling truth has become more commonly accepted in recent years, especially since Operation Mockingbird, a CIA-based initiative to control mainstream media, was exposed. Popular avenues of information are now bombarded with clever marketing tactics telling the public what to think and what to buy, how to look, and where to spend hard-earned dollars. Sadly, people aren’t even aware of how brainwashed they’ve become.

It’s time the populace wake up and question everything with integrity. Satyameva Jayate: Shock, Aww & Applause. Considered one of the greatest actors of all-time, Robert DeNiro has this to say about acting: “One of the things about acting is, it allows you to live other people's lives without having to pay the price (for it)”.

Satyameva Jayate: Shock, Aww & Applause

Five years ago I was invited to be on a panel of judges for the annual function of a school. You know the ones where they celebrate their foundation day with songs, drama, dances and comedy skits. It’s a good opportunity for students to demonstrate their skills beyond the academic courses. Almost all parents attend too. Why not, especially parents of the participants would like to see their kids win some praise and prizes. There has been a campaign going on for long in Gujarat against female foeticide. First, a confession: I have not watched a single episode of Satyameva Jayate (SMJ) and I don’t intend to. I had spotted Bezwada Wilson in the audience….

Ta-Nehisi Coates's "Letter to My Son" And have brought humanity to the edge of oblivion: because they think they are white.

Ta-Nehisi Coates's "Letter to My Son"

—James Baldwin Son, Last Sunday the host of a popular news show asked me what it meant to lose my body. The host was broadcasting from Washington, D.C., and I was seated in a remote studio on the Far West Side of Manhattan. A satellite closed the miles between us, but no machinery could close the gap between her world and the world for which I had been summoned to speak. The host read these words for the audience, and when she finished she turned to the subject of my body, although she did not mention it specifically.

There is nothing extreme in this statement. That Sunday, on that news show, I tried to explain this as best I could within the time allotted. That was the week you learned that the killers of Michael Brown would go free. I write you in your 15th year. There is nothing uniquely evil in these destroyers or even in this moment.