There are important limitations to what education can do to reduce inequality and poverty within a reasonable time frame. Education is a long term investment and it takes half a century to qualify the entire labor force. Primary and secondary education have small effects on inequality, even in a highly optimistic scenario.
This presentation aims to explore the influence of scientific racism in the primary sources of the contemporary transatlantic debate about general liberty during the historical episode of the Haitian Revolution.
While earlier revolutionary filmmaking and more recent video activism share an interest in vesting the audiovisual medium from its predominant social, economic, and ideological inscriptions, they tend to incite different effective and political reactions.