Stay Up, Zimbabwe: Pan-Africanism, Caribbean Solidarity, and Dignity

The Independence of What? In early August, Jamaica commemorated its 50th anniversary of Independence. At the very end of this month, Trinidad & Tobago will also mark its 50th anniversary of independence. Both “celebrations” were first made possible by Jamaica disrupting the West Indies Federation by dropping out in 1962 and choosing to take its… Read More Stay Up, Zimbabwe: Pan-Africanism, Caribbean Solidarity, and Dignity

Neocolonialism: It’s Post-Independence, Not Post-Colonial

Unintended Open Source Ethnography For as much serendipity as conventional, on the ground, ethnography is known to entail, the “approach” discussed here is barely an approach at all: it was unprovoked, unplanned, without coordination, being neither methodical nor systematic.  It became a collaboration, out of mutual interest, from distinct and separate positions, but there was… Read More Neocolonialism: It’s Post-Independence, Not Post-Colonial