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Babies and Boomers

Intergenerational Democracy and the Political Epidemiology of COVID-19

Toby Rollo

erasure, yet they do not suffer from the risks of structural domination and erasure. Just as racism is defined as the combination of racial prejudice and institutional power, likewise, childism is distinct from ageism in that children are permanently and

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Jodi Dean

, the ever-increasing numbers of cases and deaths, the collapse of the economy as millions became unemployed, and the relentless systemic racism inundated the country in waves of fear and despair. Required to shelter in place and suspecting that any

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Shobita Parthasarathy

it spends 500 times more on genetics research as on structural racism and its impacts on health ( Krieger 2005 ). This is not surprising in a system where scientists drive funding priorities, and where investigators from historically disadvantaged

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Marcos S. Scauso, Garrett FitzGerald, Arlene B. Tickner, Navnita Chadha Behera, Chengxin Pan, Chih-yu Shih, and Kosuke Shimizu

.” Transmodernity 1 ( 3 ): 88 – 104 . Grosfoguel , Ramón . 2015 . “ Epistemic Racism/Sexism, Westernized Universities and the Four Genocides/Epistemicides of the Long Sixteenth Century .” In Eurocentism, Racism and Knowledge: Debates on History and Power

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Neoliberalism, the Left and the Rise of the Far Right

On the Political and Ideological Implications of Capitalism's Subordination of Democracy

Costas Panayotakis

ways that the rise of unemployment during capitalist crises fuels working-class racism and the conservative effect that neoliberal restructuring has had on male white workers reeling from decades of deindustrialization and stagnant wages ( Amott and

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Political Regeneration

José Bonifácio and Temporal Experiences in the Luso-American World in the Early Nineteenth Century

Maria Elisa Noronha De Sá and Marcelo Gantus Jasmin

many other important ones, that of racial inheritance, the belief in the universality of the human race, and the questioning of the racism inherited from the ancien régime. He writes: As a matter of fact, primitive man is neither naturally good nor evil

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Democracy in a Global Emergency

Five Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Afsoun Afsahi, Emily Beausoleil, Rikki Dean, Selen A. Ercan, and Jean-Paul Gagnon

( Lürhmann et al. 2020 ). Neither has civil society lost its voice—the starkest example being the mass anti-racism protests that followed the killing of George Floyd in the US (as documented by Dean, this issue). It is in places where democracy was already

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Paul Apostolidis, William E. Connolly, Jodi Dean, Jade Schiff, and Romand Coles

racism, orientations to women, and attitudes to Muslims it invokes also contain the threat of bringing a new kind of fascism to America. His presidency threatens to accentuate vigilantism and to deploy the FBI and local police forces to protect it. A

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Lest We Forget (Matter)

Posthumanism, Memory, and Exclusion

Matthew Howard

” (2008: 131). 3 This brings to mind Stan Grant’s recent, prominent speech on the inherent racism of Australia when he identifies the opening of the national anthem—“Australians all let us rejoice for we are young and free”—highlighting the disregard of

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Pivots and Levers

Political Rhetoric around Capitalism in Britain from the 1970s to the Present

Neil Foxlee

), and several abstract nouns ( ambition, frugality, shrewdness , and providence ). (As this might suggest, many “basic” concepts and their cognates can themselves be seen as evaluative-descriptive terms—among isms, fascism and racism would be