By Nikita Lamba* In Critique 13/13 we have been investigating how we can use critical theory in our current moment. When we posed the question as a collective last year, we were thinking of a present colored by political upheaval,… Continue Reading
By Kaagni Harekal* “If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow, or the squirrel’s heart beat, and we should die of that roar that lies on the… Continue Reading
By Frank S. Hong* The concept of racism is a vector. Its weight is measured in history, and its direction in real time. The edifice of the United States of America at its founding made no mention of race. The… Continue Reading
By Nikita Lamba* W.E.B. Du Bois’s Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil is an all-encompassing text–part autobiography, part history, part poetry, and part political and economic theory. It dissects questions of race, class, gender, art, language, and pedagogy from the… Continue Reading
By Bernard E. Harcourt “But beyond all this must come the Spirit—the Will to Human Brotherhood of all Colors, Races, and Creeds; the Wanting of the Wants of All. Perhaps the finest contribution of current Socialism to the world is… Continue Reading
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Critique 13/13 was suspended as of March 2020. For more information from Columbia University, click here.