RANIA’S  
READING
LIST





Pollution is Colonialism
by Max Liboiron
(2021)














Who Killed Berta Caceres? 
by Nina Lakhani
     Verso, 2020















A Billion Black Anthropocenes
or None


by Kathyrn YussofUniversity of Minnesota
Press, 2019










The Hemmings of Monticello
by Annette Gordon Reed 









How Europe Under-developed Africa 


by Walter Rodney (1972)
















Black Marxism 
by Cedric Robinson (1980) 





























“Blackness, Animality, and the Unsovereign”


by Che Gosset Verso Blog, Sept 2015






“Black radical imaginings of abolition as a relation provide a way to think about how the caging and mass killing of animal life, the caging and mass killing of Black life, and the racial capitalism that propels premature death are connected in a deadlock.”  - Che Gosset







“Indigenous farmers always carried flints ... they burned the undergrowth in forests so that the young grasses and other ground cover that sprouted the following spring would entice greater numbers of herbivores and the predators that fed on them, which would sustain the people who ate them both.”












“Rural movements have recently emerged to become some of the most important social forces in opposition to neoliberalism. From Brazil and Mexico to Zimbabwe and the Philippines, rural movements of diverse political character, but all sharing the same social basis of dispossessed peasants and unemployed workers, have used land occupations and other tactics to confront the neoliberal state” (ZED books)




“It’s Official:  Trump is the Most Anti-Conservation President in History”.  Mother Jones, May 2020







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(portrait of Billy Holiday and Mister,
New York, February 1947)