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About Karthick Manoharan

Karthick Ram Manoharan is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta. He is the author of Frantz Fanon: Identity and Resistance (Orient BlackSwan 2019).
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‘We Are All Clowns’ – A Defense of Joker
1 month ago

‘We Are All Clowns’ – A Defense of Joker

Several critics – they are far too many to cite here – have accused Todd Phillips’ film Joker (2019) of glorifying white male victimhood. They seemed convinced that this was …
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Resisting the ‘Philosophical Policemen’
3 months ago

Resisting the ‘Philosophical Policemen’

British philosopher Alfred North Whitehead famously said that the European philosophical tradition “consists of a series of footnotes to Plato”. It is not surprising that an attack on European/Western philosophy …
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Western Philosophy against White Supremacy
4 months ago

Western Philosophy against White Supremacy

“Therefore, the Negro nations are, as a rule, submissive to slavery, because (Negroes) have little that is (essentially) human and possess attributes that are quite similar to those of dumb …
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Avengers and the Endgame of Liberalism
7 months ago

Avengers and the Endgame of Liberalism

When Stalinist historiography presented its version of Soviet history, it erased any mention of the contribution of people who would go on to become dissidents to the Russian revolution. If …
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The Time of the Victim
1 year ago

The Time of the Victim

A key theme of Night Shyamalan’s psycho-thriller film Split (2016) is surviving abuse. Kevin Crumb, played by James McAvoy, was abused as a child and suffers from dissociative identity disorder, …
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