Nativistic Movements

Originally published as: “Nativistic Movements” By Ralph Linton and A. Irving Hallowell American Anthropologist, 45(2), 1943, pp. 230-240 NATIVISTIC MOVEMENTS By RALPH LINTON ———-page 230———- AT THE time that the centennial meeting of the American Ethnological Society was planned, the writer was invited to contribute a paper on nativistic movements in North America. When he… Read More Nativistic Movements

Never to be a Colony Again: Dignity, Defiance, and Self-Determination

The following is my transcription of the spoken statement delivered at the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly by Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Mugabe. The statement below begins at the 8:43 mark of: 26 Sep 2013 – Address by His Excellency Robert Mugabe, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe at the general debate of the… Read More Never to be a Colony Again: Dignity, Defiance, and Self-Determination

Herding Humans, Global Economies and the Elimination of Alternatives

Well, let me see, where to start? Syntactic ambiguity everywhere. I mean, “herding humans” can either be the humans who have a traditional practice of herding (the animals); or the humans who are being herded by The Animals who own them. Adjective or Verb: it is really up to YOU. I am having enough trouble… Read More Herding Humans, Global Economies and the Elimination of Alternatives

Visual Intelligence: IED Attacks from Wikileaks’ Afghan War Diary

This is probably my favourite YouTube video for the year–an astonishing application of the raw data from the Afghanistan war logs released by Wikileaks. It is deceptively simple, but as an amateur video editor I can only begin to imagine the formidable knowledge and skills required to animate this data, and to send a message… Read More Visual Intelligence: IED Attacks from Wikileaks’ Afghan War Diary