Tag: neocolonialism

The Logic of Contesting States During a Crisis: Revelations from Uganda’s COVID-19 Fight by Jacob Katumusiime Mwine-Kyarimpa

Jacob Katumusiime Mwine-Kyarimpa , May 26th, 2021


On March 12th, 2021, students at Uganda’s Mbarara University of Science andTechnology (MUST) organised a strike. The strike, the students argued, was both a protest against online lectures…


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The Memory of Fire: Burning Backwards into the Future

Scott W Schwartz , February 6th, 2020


Fire breathes oxygen. Fire consumes organic material. Fire ages and dies. Fire runs, jumps, and simmers. Fire responds differentially to external irritants. Fire has moods. Among many of…


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Venezuela: The Next Move and the Final Word

Maximilian C. Forte , February 17th, 2019


Almost a month after Donald Trump recognized Juán Guaidó as the “interim president” of Venezuela, and the imperial media started to label Nicolás Maduro as the “disputed” president…


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Against Intervention in Venezuela: The Case of the Caribbean Community

Maximilian C. Forte , February 6th, 2019


As discussed in the previous article, the membership of the Organization of American States is in fact not at all united around support for foreign intervention and recognition…


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Indigenous Women’s Engagements with Technology: From Anomaly to Autonomy

nellhaynes , May 1st, 2018


Introduction: Satellite Túpac Katari Editor’s note: this post is also available in Spanish, from the link in the sidebar. In 2013, Bolivia became the last of South America’s…


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On the Backs of Other Mothers

Carie Little Hersh , November 3rd, 2016


I had no idea I was singing the saddest song about motherhood of all time. It all started when I became curious about a lullaby my grandmother used…


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Haunted by Gaddafi

Maximilian C. Forte , October 22nd, 2016


One thing I did not predict is that, even five years later, what happened to Libya and to Muammar Gaddafi would still cast a long shadow across the…


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