Hi I’m Shon Faye and this is ‘Shon This Way’. And in this instalment I am going to be asking “what is homonationalism?’ ‘Homonationalism’ is a term that was coined by academic Jasbir Puar in her landmark text ‘Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times’ which marks it tenth anniversary this year. And if you’re unsure…Read More What is Homonationalism?
In 1871 for a few months during the summer there was something unusual going on in Paris. A completely functional democratic commune was formed by the working people and they brought reforms that could still be considered revolutionary today. Anarchists, Marxists and other socialists worked together on this project which was supposed to be the…Read More The story of the Paris Commune (1871)
Immigration is an urgent issue on the minds of many in the United States today and indeed in other countries. It’s a burning issue globally. And it might pay for us to take a few minutes and talk about what immigration is as an economic phenomena so we kind of understand the economic basis for…Read More Immigration: Costs, Benefits and How Best to Respond
Today we’re going to talk about when Poland won its independence. Won its independence from Russia, from Russia in the 20th century, From Russia in the 20th century through the means of conventional warfare. There we go, thank you. Hello and welcome to Feature History, featuring the Polish-Soviet War, a war that came immediately after…Read More Feature History – Polish-Soviet War
We generally use the term Nationalism However it has got its subtypes or currents which have different meanings We must distinguish among them If we do not specify these there is a danger that we get into yes or no trap Either one is Patriot or Traitor! Such extreme positions unnecessarily mess up the issue…Read More Nationalism and Patriotism | राष्ट्रवाद व देशभक्ती | राजीव साने | The Postman
Happy Canada day! Or is it? Why are we still celebrating such things while experiencing so much advancement in society that we actually have a Prime Minister arguing that Canada is one of the first post national states? An idea can escape! Ideas are bulletproof! *chimes* Hello everyone, welcome back to A Life Learned! My…Read More Why Nationalism? Canada’s 150th Celebration Reconsidered | ALifeLearned
“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer Centre for the Study of Religion, Politics and Society presents a documentary Religion, Nationalism and Culture of Remebrance Both, Religion and State are the models of…Read More Religion, Nationalism and the Culture of Remembran