July 29, 2021

Debriefing On Decoloniality – A Public Conversation, Part 2

The following is a transcript of a community-wide debriefing by participants for the online conference “Decoloniality and the Disintegration of Cognitive Empire – Rethinking Sovereignty and Territoriality in the 21st Century.” The conference was held April 14-16, 2021 and featured such international luminaries as Walter Mignolo, Catherine Walsh, and Tink Tinker. Because of the length of […]

Debriefing On Decoloniality – A Public Conversation, Part 1

The following is a transcript of a community-wide debriefing by participants for the online conference “Decoloniality and the Disintegration of Cognitive Empire – Rethinking Sovereignty and Territoriality in the 21st Century.” The conference was held April 14-16, 2021 and featured such international luminaries as Walter Mignolo, Catherine Walsh, and Tink Tinker. Because of the length […]

Rhetorical Erasure, Indian Slavery, And The Doctrine Of Discovery, Part 1 (Roger Green)

The following is the first of a multi-part series. By far, public discourse in the United States is most frequently framed within a white-black binary.  The legacy of slavery looms large for a union that consciously decided at its founding to perpetuate the so-called “peculiar institution” (as a later defender of slavery termed it).  As Vine Deloria, Jr. complained fifty […]

Today’s Politics Bear Strange Resemblance To The 1850s (Martin Katchen)

The following article is republished from the former Political Theology Today. Observers looking for historic parallels between our time and bygone eras in United States history may have to go all the way back to the 1850s. In that decade the dominant party (which was the Democrats) was aligned with the largest monied interests of the […]