If I have to hear another argument about the relative importance of race versus class, I’ll scream. Long a staple of graduate theory seminars, late-night Facebook rants, and the various circular firing squads of the Left, the argument exploded into … Continue reading “Towards an Insurgent Politics of the Particular: A Review of Asad Haider’s Mistaken Identity“
Bennett Carpenter is an organizer and movement theorist. They are a proud member of the Duke Graduate Students Union and a reluctant PhD candidate at the same institution, where they are completing their dissertation, "Lumpen: Vagrancies of a Concept from Marx to Fanon (and on)." Off campus, they work with Durham for All—a cross-class, multi-racial movement working to build and shift power through a combination of electoral and community organizing.