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George Ciccariello-Maher is Associate Professor of Politics and Global Studies at Drexel University in Philadelphia. He is the author of We Created Chávez: A People’s History of the Venezuelan Revolution, and Decolonizing Dialectics.
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Building the Commune
Radical Democracy in Venezuela (Jacobin)
George Ciccariello-Maher - Oct 11, 2016
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Latin America’s experiments in direct democracySince 2011, a wave of popular uprisings has swept the globe, taking shape in the Occupy movement, the Arab Spring, 15M in Spain, and the anti-austerity protests in Greece. The demands have been varied, but have expressed a consistent commitment to the ideals of radical democracy.Similar experiments beg...
Decolonizing Dialectics
Geo Maher - Feb 03, 2017
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Anticolonial theorists and revolutionaries have long turned to dialectical thought as a central weapon in their fight against oppressive structures and conditions. This relationship was never easy, however, as anticolonial thinkers have resisted the historical determinism, teleology, Eurocentrism, and singular emphasis that some Marxisms place on c...
Twenty Theses on Politics
Enrique Dussel - Dec 09, 2008 (first published in 2006)
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First published in Spanish in 2006, Twenty Theses on Politics is a major statement on political philosophy from Enrique Dussel, one of Latin America’s—and the world’s—most important philosophers, and a founder of the philosophy of liberation. Synthesizing a half-century of his pioneering work in moral and political philosophy, Dussel presents a suc...
We Created Chávez
A People's History of the Venezuelan Revolution
Geo Maher - Apr 17, 2013
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Since being elected president in 1998, Hugo Chávez has become the face of contemporary Venezuela and, more broadly, anticapitalist revolution. George Ciccariello-Maher contends that this focus on Chávez has obscured the inner dynamics and historical development of the country’s Bolivarian Revolution. In We Created Chávez, by examining social moveme...
Sites of Memory in Spain and Latin America
Trauma, Politics, and Resistance
Aug 27, 2019 (first published in 2015)
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Sites of Memory in Spain and Latin America is a collection of essays that explores historical memory at the intersection of political, cultural, social, and economic forces in the contexts of Spain and Latin America. The essays here focus on a variety of forms of memory-from the most concrete to the performative-that resist forgetting and unite ind...
How Not to Be Governed
Readings and Interpretations from a Critical Anarchist Left
Jan 13, 2011 (first published in 2010)
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How Not to Be Governed explores the contemporary debates and questions concerning anarchism in our own time. The authors address the political failures of earlier practices of anarchism, and the claim that anarchism is impracticable, by examining the anarchisms that have been theorized and practiced in the midst of these supposed failures. The auth...
This Fall 2013 (XI, 1) issue of Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge, is entitled and dedicated to "Conversations with Enrique Dussel on Anti-Cartesian Decoloniality and Pluriversal Transmodernity." Despite the long established recognition and reputation of Dussel as the most prolific, creative, and influential living Lati...
Construindo a Comuna
Democracia radical na Venezuela (Portuguese Edition)
George Ciccariello-Maher - Sep 21, 2020
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Hip Hop Around the World [2 Volumes]
An Encyclopedia
Dec 01, 2018 (first published in 2012)
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Hip hop music has gone from being a marginalized genre in the late 1980s to the predominant style of music in America, the UK, Nigeria, South Africa, and other countries around the world. Hip Hop around the World includes more than 450 entries on global hip hop culture as it includes music, art, fashion, dance, social and cultural movements, organi...
Globalizing Collateral Language
From 9/11 to Endless War (Studies in Security and International Affairs Ser., 33)
Somdeep Sen, John Collins, Pouya Alimagham, Stephen R. Barnard, Damon T. Berry, Chris Buck, George Ciccariello-Maher, Paloma Elvira, Jayantha Jayman, Ilan Kapoor, Marina Llorente, Vijay Prashad, Emanuele Saccarelli, Lotte Buch Segal, Natalia Rachel Singer, Latha Varadarajan - Sep 01, 2021