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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 1–30.
Published: 01 June 2010
... discern a politics of the book? This article addresses that question from two angles. First, it sets out a figure for the analysis of political material culture: the “communist object.” This figure is developed through Russian Constructivist concern with the “intensive expressiveness” of matter, Walter...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the first Chinese empires. It also explains how, in the 1930s, the Nationalist government—and not the post-1949 Communist regime, as is often mistakenly assumed—first launched a project to rectify the Chinese names of the barbarians and replace the derogatory animal classifiers with the standard human...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Aimé Césaire Aimé Césaire's Lettre à Maurice Thorez , which appears here in a new translation by Chike Jeffers, is the Martinican poet, playwright, theorist, and politician's letter of resignation from the French Communist Party (PCF). He first explains his resignation by making reference to...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
... revolutionary praxis of the mass line perfected by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the 1940s. In the post-Mao period, the CCP sponsored political reforms that pursued an alternative strategy of democratic centralism — direct elections at the village level for villagers' committees and for deputies to local...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2015
... entirely disrupted: the echoes of the life around the camps were not entirely silenced in the camps; rather, the camps resounded the world. The understanding of both camps in their sharp differences is at issue in the essay—Communist against Jew, Muslim against Judaic and Zionist, Asian against European...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 115–125.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Paris in September, and his open letter to Maurice Thorez in October, in which he resigned from the French Communist Party. The editorial note places the two pieces in the context of the political currents of French colonialism at the time (on the eve of the Algerian revolution) and of Césaire's own...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 63–66.
Published: 01 September 2009
... communist and capitalist visions of modernity, China cannot be studied in isolation, as a preexisting thing in itself. Instead of reducing it to a preconstituted object of knowledge, we must ask how China, and the objects in relation to which it exists, have come into being, and how they become stabilized...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 1–13.
Published: 01 June 2001
... remarkable wealth of new work on the subject has marked a significant shift in historiographic orientation. More than twenty years ago, a number of historians began to revisit the participation of African Americans in the U.S. Communist Party, chal- lenging the...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 51–69.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Sinophobes,” the Ital- ian writer and Communist activist Maria-­Antonietta Macciocchi, having just returned from a trip to China, praised the Cultural Revolution as a model for the West. Instead of clinging to the “ideal socialism” of the Soviet Union, Macciocchi urged her readers to look...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 109–131.
Published: 01 June 2005
... wounds before it is too late. In the United States, the elderly victims who are still alive have not been waiting for an apology because they do not expect it. Many who identifi ed once as Communists refuse to say they were, out of...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): np.
Published: 01 March 2006
... English: Language and Investment in a Post-Communist State, examines the position of English at the moment of capitalist integration. Julian Reid is a lecturer in international relations in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, University of London. The larger book project of which...
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Social Text (1 June 2003) 21 (2 (75)): 95–110.
Published: 01 June 2003
... in the inner circle of the NP considered “the communist-led ANC” to fit this bill. Another group hoped for a split between communists and national- ists, whom they considered more amenable without the Soviets and its...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
... a clear ideological perspective was the set of intellectuals closely aligned with the Communist Party of Pakistan (CPP). The CPP as a continua- tion of the Communist Party of India (CPI) had some roots in the worker and...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 105–115.
Published: 01 March 2007
... normally clutter the shelves of an academic room. He was polite, and he asked how I had been. Then he told me that he had received a few letters that accused me of being a communist and an agent of foreign powers. He laid out the facts in the letters, then leaned toward me, touched my wrist, and...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 109–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
... political. This other response, too, would be imagined in monumental terms. While Vladimir Tatlin’s Monument to the Third International of the Communist Movement was to remain but an idea, as a socialist response...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 125–145.
Published: 01 September 2007
... might mark it from the famous Manifesto of the Communist Party of 1848, written by Pottier’s German contempo- raries Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, with its final lines: “Proletarier aller Länder, vereinigt euch!” (“Proletarians of all countries, unite Social Text 92, Vol. 25, No. 3...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 85–103.
Published: 01 March 2007
... University Press [Josef] Stalin a great, courageous man. He renounced his U.S. citizenship and moved to Kwame Nkrumah’s Marxist hellhole in Ghana.” Flynn also noted that given Du Bois’s decision to join the Communist...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2018
... from the ruins of capitalism. So the derivative has a communist side, offering the possibility to catch a wave and perform something meaningful on an otherwise indifferent world overtaken by finance. Here and now, there are groups at work on computational processes and cryptocurrencies that may in...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 135–141.
Published: 01 March 2000
... staved off through social security, unemployment insurance, and, most important, full employment, especially for youth, whose delinquency was increasingly seen as incipient fascist behavior. The communist-oriented Social Work Today reported on the Annals of...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 43–73.
Published: 01 June 2001
...- ent my life would have been had I been introduced to Marxism by the Communist Party. Actually, that would have been impossible because I was radicalized through involvement in the black struggle in 1941. And at that time the Communist Party, because of the Nazi...