Tag: socialism

Book Review: Race Women Internationalists: Activist-Intellectuals and Global Freedom Struggles by Imaobong D. Umoren

Rose Deller , October 1st, 2018


In Race Women Internationalists: Activist-Intellectuals and Global Freedom Struggles, Imaobong D. Umoren traces the lives of three black women activist-intellectuals—Una Marson, Paulette Nardal and Es…


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#Review: The Road – An Ethnography of (Im)Mobility, Space, and Cross-border Infrastructures in the Balkans

Evanthia Patsiaoura , February 1st, 2018


Central to the capturing cover-image, the downhill stone-paved street of the Pazari district of Gjirokastër, south Albania, reflects the orientation of Dimitris Dalakoglou’s book The Road: An Ethnogra…


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#Humanitarianism(s) in socialist Red Cross societies

Maren Hachmeister , September 29th, 2017


The international Red Cross family built up a network of humanitarian aiders that one cannot pass over when thinking about 20th century humanitarianism. This article will cover a…


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Life and Time after Fidel

Alexandra Frankel , April 27th, 2017


What does the future hold for Cubans who came of age with the revolutionary state? On November 25, 2016, Fidel Castro Ruz passed away. As Cuba’s Commander-in-Chief from…


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Self-governing schools in Tanzania

eli , October 12th, 2016


“Neoliberalism” is always an unsatisfying category, but as it does broadly designate a cluster of policies and institutional logics, it tends to stick around as an ideal type. David…


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Jonathan DeVore: Reflections on crisis, land, and resilience in Brazil’s politics of distribution

Focaal Web Editor , October 6th, 2016


The rightful share and the lion’s share Brazil is at a critical juncture. Improvements in social welfare that have been achieved over the past two decades threaten to…


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Cuban imaginations of the future

standplaatswereld , October 5th, 2016


Door Caroline van Slobbe    Havana is full of small businesses. The most common entrepreneurs are ladies who sell cupcakes and cookies from their front door or window,…


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Mariya Ivancehva: The revolution will not be criticized? The (im)possibility of left-wing critique in Venezuela

Focaal Web Editor , May 24th, 2016


This post is part of a series on the Latin American pink tide, moderated and edited by Massimiliano Mollona (Goldsmiths, University of London). After heading the pink tide…


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Stop Blaming Parents for Our Society’s Failures

Carie Little Hersh , April 24th, 2016


Yet another parenting article popped up in my Facebook feed this week. Not a How-To parenting article, which is annoying enough, but a You’re-Doing-Everything-Wrong parenting article. Generation X’s…


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