Settlers The Mythology of the White Proletariat review ¹ 3



10 thoughts on “Settlers The Mythology of the White Proletariat

  1. says:

    Let me start by saying that the main thing on my mind while reading Settlers was the following uestions Why have I never seen this book or most of the information included in it referenced by any self described

  2. says:

    Settlers has been the most influential book I've ever read clueing me into the revisionism and pro imperialism endemic among the white Euro Amerikan Left since its birth Sakai chronicles the history of Euro Amerikans since they first set foot on the North American continent and the genocide exploitation and oppression that has been perpetuated through the centuries The contradictions between oppressor and oppressed nati

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    The author takes an anti Marxist racialist and essentialist approach to summarize a highly distorted history of the relationship between race nationality and class in the US Ends up fawning over someone who colaborated with the KKK and considered himself a fascistDon't waste your time with this

  4. says:

    The definitive book on Why You Should Hate Amerikkka Not only educational but entertaining too A must read book for radicals of all stripes

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    Completely upends the myths of racism as some sort of unfortunate transistory phenomenon the situation of whites as comparable to other groups and the idea that radical movements are some sort of white only thing I

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    In many ways J Sakai's Settlers was a groundbreaking book for that sliver of the North American left that one may term revolutionary People from all strains of the radical left took notice of its analysis It was promoted by the Love Rage Revolutionary Anarchist Federation the Maoist International Movement and various radical feminist anti imperialist and anti racist organizations The book is still being debated interpreted and re interprete

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    To echo the words of Kersplebedeb the book is groundbreaking Magnificently simple and yet so earth shattering for anyone raised on a heavy diet of bourgeois historicism Truly rewriting the history of settler colonialism in a way which highlights the utter ugliness of it all

  8. says:

    This is a dodgy book Its radical and unflinchingly anti racist and anti imperialist nature make it very appealing to those with a se

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    Missing the kind of academic rigor expected of contemporary political philosophy the book is absent large numbers of supporting citations and is riddled with illogical statements ignored in favour of subjective polemics that are not critically analysed or supported As a non American looking to understand race relations i

  10. says:

    Definitely a necessary read for those who want to understand the mythology of the white proletariat how it conceptualizes itself as

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summary Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ J. Sakai

The authoritative attack Mythology of PDF #202 on the idea that the American working class i. The author takes an anti Marxist racialist and essentialist approach to summarize a highly distorted history of the relationship between race nationality and class in the US Ends up fawning over someone who colaborated with the KKK and considered himself a fascistDon t waste your time with this

review Settlers The Mythology of the White Proletariat

Settlers The Mythology of the White Proletariat

S primarily white with Black Asian and Indian labour being little than special interest grou. The definitive book on Why You Should Hate Amerikkka Not only educational but entertaining too A must read book for radicals of all stripes

summary Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ J. Sakai

Ps This book presents US history from a working class revolutionary and non white perspectiv. Missing the kind of academic rigor expected of contemporary political philosophy the book is absent large numbers of supporting citations and is riddled with illogical statements ignored in favour of subjective polemics that are not critically analysed or supported As a non American looking to understand race relations in America I am absolutely confused at the sheer number of ahistorical assertions that seem to have no grounding in statistics or facts If you re trying to understand racism in contemporary Western society or are interested in the material factors of oppression this is probably the last book you should read Of particular note is the author s endless assertions that material reality such as class doesn t really exist and seems completely incompatible with developing the kind of anti racist working class politics that used to be very common within the left The author s key premise is completely at odds with any kind of liberatory politics and completely incompatible with a leftist marxist or even a liberal or libertarian view which appears to make it somewhat irrelevant in today s political climate