"While hedonism was running rampant among young, white, urban professionals, George Floyd and his family and friends were caught up in another hallmark of the 1980s: the war on drugs."
Chris Hedges talks to journalist Diana Johnstone about the betrayal of the Left with its historical role as the champion of social justice and peace now replaced with the boutique activism of identify politics, political correctness and what has become known as humanitarian intervention, the justification of US and NATO adventurism and wars on the specious belief it would liberate the women of Afghanistan or the peoples of Iraq.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgM5NAq6cGI&w=425&h=349] Author Michelle Alexander on the 21st Century Jim Crow Litigator-turned-legal-scholar Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow, argues that we have not ended racial caste in America, we have simply redesigned it: The U.S. criminal justice system functions as a contemporary means of racial control, even as it formally adheres to the More
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention a book by Manning Marable AN EVALUATION BY TONY BOUZA SouthsidePride.com July 2011 Any reviewer owes the reader an accounting of possible biases, personal knowledge or connection or any information helpful in assessing the worth of the analysis. I was a detective in BOSSI (Bureau of Special Services and More
What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Jobs: How Racism, Global Economics, and the New Jim Crow Fuel Black America’s Crippling Jobs Crisis
What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Jobs: How Racism, Global Economics, and the New Jim Crow Fuel Black America’s Crippling Jobs Crisis (see article below after the Tomgram) Posted by Andy Kroll at 10:17am, July 5, 2011 TomDispatch.com Tomgram: Re Andy Kroll, The 60-Year Unemployment Scandal Americans care about them more than any other issue, so every poll tells More