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“The militarized identity politics that was ‘whiteness’”: Marxism-Leninism Today on The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism


The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, and Capitalism in Seventeenth-Century North America and the Caribbean
256 pp, $25 pbk; ISBN 978-1-58367-663-9
By Gerald Horne

Reviewed by W. T. Whitney, Jr.

“Gerald Horne introduces his book about 17th century English colonial aggression in the Caribbean and North America by mentioning a three-part ‘Apocalypse.’ He indicates that its ‘three horsemen’—slavery, capitalism, and white supremacy—were present and sowing grief at the formation of the United States. But the first two play only supporting roles in his narrative. They give rise to conflicts and crises that provoke white supremacy, his third protagonist, into existence….”

Read the review at Marxism-Leninism Today: The Electronic Journal of Marxist Leninist Thought

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