Analysis Category

Posted On November 14, 2008By El KilomboIn Analysis

Inaugurating Multiculturalist White Supremacy

What happens to the politics of antiracism when the phenotype of white supremacy “changes?” Read More

Posted On November 10, 2008By El KilomboIn Analysis

STATE OF EMERGENCY: Oglala Sioux

Governor Michael Rounds of South Dakota has declared the State a disaster area. However, Indian Reservations are NOT included in the declaration. Read More

Posted On November 5, 2008By El KilomboIn Analysis

The Obama ’08 Phenomenon: What We have Learned?

Without question, the nation has experienced an election of historical significance, for reasons that go beyond the obvious "first Black" aspect of race.Read More

Posted On November 5, 2008By El KilomboIn Analysis

The Obama '08 Phenomenon: What We have Learned?

Without question, the nation has experienced an election of historical significance, for reasons that go beyond the obvious "first Black" aspect of race.Read More

Posted On November 4, 2008By El KilomboIn Analysis

Real Change Depends on Stopping the Bailout Profiteers

To understand the meaning of the U.S. election results, it is worth looking back to the moment when everything changed for the Obama campaign. It was, without question, the moment when the economic crisis hit Wall Street. Read More

Posted On October 15, 2008By El KilomboIn Analysis

Can Obama See the Grand Canyon?

Perhaps Obama has become the reluctant prisoner, intellectually as well as politically, of Clintonism: that is say, of a culturally permissive neo-liberalism whose New Deal rhetoric masks the policy spirit of Richard Nixon.Read More
Once again we send you our words. This is what we see, what we are looking at. This is what has come to our ears, to our brown heart.Read More

Posted On February 28, 2008By El KilomboIn Analysis, Translations

Posdata

Judging from the reactions that my intervention provoked, I realize that I failed to adequately convey my intentions. I would like to this opportunity to make another attempt: I have inverted the order of my argument for the sake of clarity. 1. Make the Road by Walking The struggle against capitalism, from below and to the left, is plural and open both in its origins and its goals, aiming to create a world where many worlds fit. This struggle requires no previous accord about the regime that is to follow.Read More

Posted On January 23, 2008By El KilomboIn Analysis

People of Color Face Historic Wealth Loss

The core institutions of American capitalism have condemned Black and Brown America to further centuries of wealth disparity. Now standing at about ten-to-one, the wealth gap between African American and white median households cannot but grow bigger in the wake of the subprime lending catastrophe.Read More
“History,” said Andrés Aubry, “is not a teacher of life. How could it be, when it so often reeks of immorality and scandal?” But history, Aubry also said, is the mother of commitment, because it opens one’s eyes and reactivates the memory. This is why it fascinated him. And this is why he fascinated all of us with the history and histories that he conveyed. Just two years ago, Andrés adopted the perspective that today brings us together to construct a working agenda for Chiapas: he reminded us that theRead More