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Aristotle, Wittgenstein, and Identity Politics

My blog entry on Two Kinds of Liberals raised for me a philosophical knot to be untied, implicating such formidable dead men as Aristotle and Wittgenstein. 1,456 more words

Cultural History

Picture Race This Way

Events of the past few months, from Ferguson to New York to Paris, have led to many lines being drawn in the sand on issues of race and ethnicity. 40 more words

Remember...We're all Guyanese

Less than 24 hours ago His Excellency President Donald Ramotar named the big day: May 11, 2015. Campaign material flooded social media almost immediately and, of course, the inter-party battles begun. 497 more words

Will the PPP win in 2015?

In the land of the blind, one-eye man is king…

From now until May 11, some of us will contemplate the answer to this question with much fear, hope or a combination of both. 535 more words

Death By Satire In Paris

I happened to be in Paris last Wednesday when freedom of the press was murderously assaulted at the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. For most of the day, I was playing tourist at the Louvre museum. 896 more words

Charlie Hebdo

Ramblings on Selma and The Dream

Growing up as a little Black child (this may be the same for little non Black children, but I’ve only been Black, so I’m writing on my experiences), there were certain things you knew almost as soon as you exited the womb. 379 more words