Sovereignty Denied from Haiti to Palestine: An interview with Dr. Jemima Pierre

By Millennials Are Killing Capitalism, Oct. 29, 2023

We talk to Dr. Jemima Pierre about the UN Security Council approved so-called "intervention" in Haiti, resonances between the struggle of Palestinians with the struggle of Haitians today, the role of neo-colonial "independent" countries in the continued suppression of Haitian sovereignty, and understanding attacks on Haitian sovereignty and self-determination as another key anti-imperialist struggles for people in the West to take up in this moment of heightened imperial aggression. We will also talk about the political work of branding someone a "terrorist" or a "gang member" in the wake of the war on terror and the war on drugs.

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Dr. Jemima Pierre is Professor of Global Race in the Institute of Race, Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice (GRSJ) at the University of British Columbia and a research associate at the Centre for the Study of Race, Gender and Class at the University of Johannesburg. Dr. Pierre is also a member of Black Alliance for Peace and the author of The Predicament of Blackness: Postcolonial Ghana and the Politics of Race.

 

Posted Oct. 30, 2023