Radio Bemba

Charlottesville, Capitalism and the Structural Life of White Supremacy

08.17.2017 – Members of The Workshop for Intercommunal Study discuss the significance of the recent “Unite the Right Rally” and counter-protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.  We examine the politics of struggles to remove racist monuments, some of the contemporary mechanisms for the reproduction of structural white supremacy and their relation to capitalism, and the significance of these events for Left politics–electoral, and otherwise … Continued


Eric Cheyfitz: The Disinformation Age

03.28.2017 – “My meaning of disinformation is a real historical break in political discourse so that what begins to happen – and it is reflexive rather than conscious or planned by any particular entity – is that another history starts to emerge which itself is detached from actual history. That [detached] history takes hold and becomes the status quo in a particular nation state… What ultimately happens is that there is no longer a political vocabulary to deal with political realities … Continued