protests against their power and the “odious debt” they trucked in. In Black Marxism (1983), Cedric Robinson coined the phrase “racial capitalism” to explain the permeation of racism in capitalism despite Marx’s prediction that “capitalism would rationalize social relations and demystify social
of the Soviet bloc, there have been many predictions from scholars outside Cuba of the imminent demise of the country’s economic and political system. Although the predictions have consistently proved mistaken, the assumptions upon which they have been based have remained remarkably intact. Only
Americans through their housing, occupational, and marriage patterns. Contrary to Padilla’s prediction of their imminent “Mexicanization,” Puerto Ricans in Chicago came to assert a vibrant identity apart from Mexicans, especially through the creation of Paseo Boricua (“Puerto Rican Promenade”), a one
Gina Athena Ulysse
-director-producer of The Harder They Come ), is also revealing. He quotes Sally’s prediction about his book: “You know I’m dead squeamish about you turning your gaze on Jamaica, Ian. You’re going to unravel all kinds of murder and mayhem, aren’t you? Then you’re going to contrast it with poor old whitey here leading
Perceptions of Ethnicity and Language in Suriname
Communication Accommodation Theory ( CAT ). CAT formulates sociolinguistic predictions regarding the probability of minority ethnolinguistic groups shifting to majority ethnolinguistic groups’ languages and the probability of a given language being chosen over another in interactions between
Money-Making Demons and Racial Stereotypes in Guyana and Suriname
Rogério Brittes W. Pires, Stuart Earle Strange and Marcelo Moura Mello
. The baccoo as “public secret” is enacted every Sunday in “The Baccoo Speaks” column of Kaieteur News , one of Guyana’s major newspapers. This mass media baccoo is a cartoonish character of black humor that makes ironic predictions about future tragedies such as accidents, murders, and violent
Thomas C. Grey
Work and Words at the House of Prisoners of War in the Old Babylonian Period
only in the biblical story of Samson (“and he did grind in the prison house,” bêṯ hā-ʾăsîrîm ), but also in the predictions of Exodus 11:4–5 and Exodus 12:29. In Exodus 11:4–5 we read “At midnight I am going to go forth among the Egyptians, when all the first-born in the land of Egypt shall die, from
Ullman, Richard H.
proved to be correct in his prediction that the Russians could withstand the Hitler juggernaut.keywordsJoseph Davies; Soviet Union; Foreign Service; Soviet-American relations; World War II; Nazi German...
examines Dodd's service in detail, showing perceptive predictions about Hitler and Nazi Germany. See also Dallek's "Beyond Tradition: The Diplomatic Careers of William E. Dodd and George S. Messersmith,...