Discussion about the failure to see that Hamas had the capability and intent to do what it did isn’t being linked to something that would be obvious to any historian of colonialism: these intelligence failures are inherent to any colonial project.
How did a single chapter from a book written over six decades ago by a Black psychiatrist, who never discussed the Israel-Palestine issue, become widely cited in relation to October 7? A new biography explores the life of Frantz Fanon.
A new book investigates the lives of the hundreds of thousands of indigenous Americans who were brought to or traveled to Europe in the sixteenth century—a story central to the beginning of globalization.
Reviewer Pele says author Mbembe defines “necropolitics” “as the political making of spaces and subjectivities in an in-between of life and death.” Necropolitical practices have their origins in colonialism and the slave plantation.
Lakota historian Nick Estes talks about the violent origins of Thanksgiving and his book Our History Is the Future. “This history … is a continuing history of genocide, of settler colonialism and, basically, the founding myths of this country,”
The more than 50-year history of this gathering is a testament to the endurance of the original message from Oakes and Indians of All Tribes -- part of a larger network of resistance movements being led by Native peoples, particularly young people.