The Unquiet Dead Ch 5 – AudioZine

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The Unquiet Dead Anarchism, Fascism, and Mythology – Chapter 5 The Masked Goddess: Self-Invention and Becoming – MP3ReadPrintArchiveTorrentYouTube

Chapter five of this multipart series discusses strategies for self-invention and becoming in the work of Gloria AnzaldĂșa, Audre Lorde and Saidiya Hartman; the struggle for access to Native spirituality practices in Canadian prisons and the pitfalls of ally politics; response to calls for oppressed nationalisms and essentialism practiced by people of color. The full text is available at unquietdead.tumblr.com; we will be posting recordings of other chapters in the future.

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The Unquiet Dead Ch4 – AudioZine

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The Unquiet Dead: Anarchism, Fascism, and Mythology. Chapter 4. The White Goddess: Essentialism and the Land – by anonymous  – MP3ReadPrint ArchiveTorrentYouTube
Chapter four of this multipart series discusses appropriation and essentialism in white feminist spirituality and/or white environmentalist circles. The full text is available at unquietdead.tumblr.com; we will be posting recordings of other chapters in the future.

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Nativism and the Foundations of US Xenophobia

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30:59 – Nativism and the Foundations of US Xenophobia: An Old Doctrine of Hatred and Bigotry Reemerges – by CrimethInc. – MP3ReadArchiveTorrentYouTube

CrimethInc. released this essay to counter the jingoism of Independence Day in the US; it explores an alternate framework for understanding anti-immigrant sentiments in the US.

“Some have debated whether we should view the groundswell of support for Donald Trump through the lens of white supremacy or fascism, but we can also understand it through the framework of nativism, the doctrine of prioritizing the interests of the native-born over those of immigrants. Nativism has a long and ugly history in the United States, in which the ascendency of Donald Trump and his supporters is just the latest chapter. Here… we study nativism from its origins to the current day, tracing the common threads that connect all the ways the rich have preyed on the fears and prejudices of the exploited to turn them against those worse off than themselves.”

Musical Interludes: Indigo Girls – Shame on You