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MALCOLM X: The Assassination, the Legacy, the Sixties and How the Elite Won...

“That whole thing about appealing to the moral conscience of America; America’s conscience is bankrupt. She lost all conscience a long time ago. Uncle Sam has no conscience. 4,883 more words
(All Things) CULTURE

Having No Fun

My last post was written in the early stage of what has turned out to be a viral sinus infection. This is known to me because it is not the first time I have been afflicted by this particularly nasty virus. 599 more words

March: Book Two (Lewis, Aydin, Powell)

John Lewis’ story continues in this, the second installment of what I’m becoming convinced is an important trilogy. It’s certainly one that I will hope will be priced within range for school use. 171 more words

Non-fiction

You, Me and the GDP: On Growth and Happiness

Economics, under modern statistically-powered capitalism, occupies an almost quasi-religious role. A science torn by fierce debate (much of it over whether it is a science at all), it functions as an institution now much as oracles did in ancient times. 2,874 more words

Politics

Martin Luther King Day 2015

Today is a day to remember greatness in all of the forms we find it. It is not as important to celebrate a man as it is to embrace change, and seek humanity. 44 more words

Robert Kennedy on GNP & Well Being

One of my all time favorite quotes:

“Too much and too long, we seem to have surrendered community excellence and community values in the mere accumulation of material things…The Gross National Product includes air pollution and advertising for cigarettes, and ambulances to clear our highways of carnage. 157 more words

Wisdom

January 15 | On This Day: 6 Great Contributions in Black History

January. The beginning of a new start. A new year. It’s so refreshing. But in a lot of areas in America, January is one of the coldest months to withstand! 831 more words

News