On protecting yourself. This is at Dame Eleanor Hull’s and it is very important. Axé.
The photocopy I am recycling today is of this book. I kept it for years because there was a time where it was the only text I knew of that would said: “The subaltern needs expressive subjectivity, but radical Western intellectuals think expressive subjectivity is conservative / oppressive, and so on.” THERE IS A PROBLEM … More Selected Subaltern Studies
Bravery is always more intelligent than fear, since it is built on the foundation of what one knows about oneself: the knowledge of one’s strength and capacity, of one’s passion. Axé.
This is important to read. In my words: faux-anarchical anti-formations like hybridity, dissolution, and so on are part of the language of neoliberalism, not of something “subversive.” This was always my view, but it was not a permitted view when I was in formation myself, and not being allowed to say it was a large … More Anna Kornbluh
Notes toward my next piece of public writing (this was the last). People think Spanish in Mexico is a separate and inferior language and that “Castilian” is a rarefied, literary thing. Really, what we call “Spanish” is all Castilian, and it can be spoken in different dialects and speech registers, like English. It became “Spanish” … More On “Castilian”