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Cam's Right to be His Cam- and Not Yours

Cam Newton might say that the controversy that surrounds him is not about race, and he might very well not want it to be about race. 2,027 more words

The Unexpected Victories of Insurgents

From Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the U.S. (Chapter 24: The Coming Revolt of the Guards):

History which keeps alive the memory of people’s resistance suggests new definitions of power.

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Subverting Empire

On the Anniversary of Howard Zinn's Death


Some time ago, one of my students, who is significantly more savvy about internet like-type stuff than I am, suggested that I start moving some of the posts from my old blog site, what is now called The Original Mad Sociologist, to this site. 3,043 more words

Personal Message

Now What?

Additionally many educators no longer feel a sense of responsibility for engaging difficult questions because educational institutions reward them for avoiding controversy and confirming the status quo.

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Two to Tango

We face a perfect storm of corruption in America, where corporations and the government conspire against we the people.

The ongoing campaign to be the next US president is a bright and shiny 2-year reality TV show that changes nothing in this calculation of power. 296 more words

The presumption of taking our consent for granted

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,297

Saturday 26 December 2015.

Dear Mr Cameron,

The words of Howard Zinn – “Civil disobedience is not our problem. 457 more words

Keith Lindsay-Cameron