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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Josh Self

What in the World isn’t ‘Global’? A Look at the Causes and Silencing of Ethiopia’s Tigray Crisis

"This Western-imposed isolation of the Tigray Crisis exposes the asymmetric power structures and false promises of the ‘international’ age."

The American Story, Part 3: The Future of America’s Pasts

"Simply put, the ‘American story’ is so resilient and long-enduring because it is useful... For those silenced by the American story, a new ‘America’ is long overdue."

The American Story Part 2: An unfinished Civil War

"In the years surrounding the Civil War, a bitterly fought tug-of-war over the American historical memory took place."

The American Story, Part One: The Founding

"More pertinently, America’s slave-owning ‘fathers’ understood ‘freedom’ because they denied it to others.... Slave-holder Thomas Jefferson was qualified to write the Declaration of Independence, in part, because it was he who understood ‘freedom’ and its denial best."