retired philosophy lecturer of the University of Ghana (UG,) Professor Emeritus Kwame Gyekye, says to pursue “Sankofa,” Africa needs to critically examine its past with an eye only on what is relevant to our contemporary way of life and goals for the future. 600 more words
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This poem by Elaine Gallagher was published on the Dangerous Women Project a few weeks ago. Elaine has a Patreon, btw.
Here’s the first line of the poem: … 35 more words
– by The Shitty Activist
In the wake of the Trumpening, activists around the country are asking themselves the same question: WTF happened?
Many factors are likely to blame, most of which have already been analyzed by people who actually know what they’re talking about: Clinton’s middle-of-the-road positions failing to inspire Democrats. 877 more words
I mean this both as a diagnosis of the social moment, and as a description of my private life.
In my private life, which is to say in my personal relationships, multiple things have happened over the last year, the last month, the last few days, which have revealed to me two things: just how brittle any apparent community consensus really is, and to what extent the majority of folks’ political views are grounded more in antagonism and opposition to some big other (i.e. 1,217 more words
This week in the UK Theresa May has finally pushed through The Snoopers Charter.
In a week where MPs used the death of Fidel Castro to condemn mass surveillance and the self righteousness of politicians to put themselves about the laws they govern, UK MPs have become hypocrites. 926 more words