Communities of Resistance

Communities of Resistance

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'There is no socialism after liberation, socialism is the process through which liberation is won.' Each of the essays in Communities of Resistance acts as a critical reaffirmation of socialist politics as the context for questions of race and resistance. The left itself is under scrutiny herea€”from a black perspective. A series of powerful interventions covers many of the issues which have confronted radical politics in the 1980s: inner-city uprisings, the demand for black sections in the Labour Party, local government anti-racism, the move to a common European market. This collection included incisive critiques of contemporary Marxism ('All that Melts into Air is Solid: The Hokum of a€œNew Timesa€ '), of post-colonial development, and of the Eurocentric assessment of imperialism.37 In Nicaragua the CIA PSYOP manual urged a#39;aquot;political proselytismaquot; and civic- action operations working side-by-side with peasants . . . building, fishing, repairing etca#39;. But this was to be coupled with a#39;the selective use of violencea#39;, wherebyanbsp;...

Title:Communities of Resistance
Author: Ambalavaner Sivanandan
Publisher:Verso - 1990

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