Thanks to Jules Boykoff for selecting my “Poem of force” for publication in Capitalism, Nature, Socialism.
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By Jules Boykoff, Contributing Writer
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, John Carlos rocked the world. After winning the bronze medal in the 200-meter dash he—along with gold medalist Tommie Smith—thrust his black-glove-clad fist into the sky to reflect solidarity with the civil rights movement and the strength of the human spirit. 1,789 more words
Via Democracy Now! July, 26, 2012 :
Britain has launched its biggest peacetime security operation ever ahead of the opening of the Summer Olympics. Nearly 20,000 armed forces personnel are now providing security — almost double the number of British troops currently serving in Afghanistan. 176 more words
Celebration Capitalism: The London Olympics and Its Discontents
17 July 2012 – 6-8pm
Room 532, Main Building, Malet Street
Free entry; first come, first seated… 147 more words
Malcolm Bull: Levelling Out
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“Equality has had no fiercer critic than Nietzsche, whose ‘fundamental insight with respect to the genealogy of morals’ is that social inequality is the source of our value concepts, and the necessary condition of value itself.