Una nueva sección: LA GENTE HABLA

En esta sección se recogen las experiencias y testimonios de distintas y diferentes personas a lo largo del mundo sobre la lucha día a día que realizan en el capitalismo quienes no poseen medios de producción para para simplemente sobrevivir y, en los mejores escenarios, para poder vivir con dignidad. Se hace especial hincapié en el día a día del capitalismo tropical tardío existente en la periferia de los grandes centros industriales, es decir, en América Latina, África y Medio Oriente.

Reading the History of Slavery: 3 Experts Offer Book Recommendations

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Perhaps more than ever, we need to better educate ourselves on the history of slavery, and consider the ways in which it informs how we have arrived at the present. We invited three prominent scholars to recommend books that speak to the current historical moment and help us better understand the protests. Below are the recommendations of Sowande’ M. Mustakeem, Manuel Barcia, and Ana Lucia Araujo.

Sowande’ M. Mustakeem‘s Recommendations

Sowande’ M. Mustakeem is an Associate Professor in the Departments of History & African American and African Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research and teaching interests focus on race, gender, slavery, violence, illness, criminality, and public memory of the past.  She has been featured on BBC radio, the PBS documentary series “Many Rivers to Cross,” Vox, and recently on the ABWH-TV episode, “Black Women, History, and State Violence.” Dr. Mustakeem is the…

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