If Marx and Engels were right that capitalism creates “its own grave-diggers,” then the most revolutionary of these grave-diggers are the colonized people—the women, the children, the minorities, the immigrants, and the people of color.
We often trip over historical analogies when trying to interpret the present. But the French writer offered a different way of thinking about time.
In 1993 Argentine ska band, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, released a single entitled “El Matador” as…
Mindfulness can help one develop a more robustly intersectional politics, argues historian Daniel Wortel-London.
We saw the best minds of our generation destroyed by news about Jeffrey Epstein.
Empathy, Bernie, healthcare, Iraq, hot baristas, and lots of suffering parents.
Social movements from Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter to #metoo have through their activism rejected the inheritances of the past and created new ways of understanding our contemporary world and acting in the present.
While it is true that most history professors are somewhere on the left end of the political spectrum, there are a number of problematic assumptions at the heart of the discourse of objectivity that warrant further investigation.