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    Fascistic tendencies, betrayal and TikTok

    Oliur Sun | Updated at 12:00am on August 30, 2020

    Unlike the highly regulated media contents, TikTok has contents which cannot be directly regulated by the govt-media-industry complex. Is it this transgressive quality added to...

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    Reading The Plague in the time of corona

    Oliur Sun | Updated at 12:00am on April 05, 2020

    Albert Camus’s classic novel The Plague tells the story of a plague outbreak that sweeps through Algerian town of Oran, during the French colonial era....

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    Resisting the tantalising tongue of the master

    by Oliur Sun | Updated at 12:13am on February 21, 2020

    The fantasy of the native is precisely to occupy the master’s place while keeping his place in the slave’s avenging anger. – Homi Bhabha  ...

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    Negating negative freedom

    Oliur Sun | Updated at 12:00am on December 31, 2019

    INDEPENDENCE — the grand dictum of our liberation from the oppression and discrimination of Pakistan has become a hollow word not only because of its...

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    Discipline and punish: the birth of gonoroom and ragging as microfascism

    Oliur Sun | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2019

    The cultivation of desire for domination and exploitation finds itself a land through the ragging culture perpetuated by the activists of fascism in gonoroom or,...

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    Why is our politics of resistance not intersectional?

    Oliur Sun | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    WE BLUR the background; defocus with utmost indifference the context that constitutes the foreground with our obsession to focus – select a locus of struggle,...

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    The university that we want

    Oliur Sun | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    The crises at our tertiary education system, particularly universities have been discussed for long now, but what is the way forward? University teachers united under...

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    Fourty-eight years of freedom of the state

    Oliur Sun | Updated at 12:00am on March 26, 2019

    Freedom consists in converting the state from an organ superimposed upon society into one completely subordinate to it; and today, too, the forms of state...