Tag Archives: cornel west

take a dixie flyer: shut the F.U.

So little white girls can drop an F-bomb. And its so cute. Financed by George Soros so there can always be a sequel where Sam and the family can smoke some homegrown or benefit from that peace dividend and splurge … Continue reading

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dancing with phantoms

…ghost dance and cargo cult…In times of stress look for the prophets of an earthly paradise: Handsome Lake of Mohammed, Lenin or the Teacher of Righteousness. America is always ready willing and able for any millennial cult that presents itself… … Continue reading

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obama: just waitin’ on a friend

So, in full non-compliance against the Peace Process Agreement, and most likely with the complicity of the Obama administration, the Egyptian Army entered the Sinai last month with armoured vehicles and tanks, in effect, doing what they wanted: a pretext … Continue reading

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dopey banker

What we have come to see over the past decade, culminating in the financial collapse is a new breed of banker: utterly unprincipled, ruthless and abrasive. You have to wonder if Greg Smith’s life is an episode, a subtle portrayal … Continue reading

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the blue flame this time

James Cone’s The Cross and the Lynching Tree is a perplexing book.You wonder if its socialism using religion as a pretext to promote ideology or whether the attack against money is part of a larger value system intrinsic to the … Continue reading

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this poor man cries out but who is listening

The God game. The politics of God. Santorum hs the potential to be a dangerous demagogue, but the left critique with its mixing of theology, religion and class economics is almost as nausea inducing by positioning the voice of god … Continue reading

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rivonia and MLK

Not a utopian, but not a negationist either, neither a nihilist. Rather, an unwillingness to be absorbed into the system neither a ¬†desire to be an agent or manger of the system. When Obama rebuked Harry Belafonte by saying, “when … Continue reading

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Day-O : cut him some slack?

There was a great deal of controversy over jazz and swing music in Nazi Germany, with a public antipathy towards it, yet for the higher ups the debate was more nuanced. To even conceive of Goebbels as a jazz afficionnado … Continue reading

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just buy the concept: fiction over reality

A Mutual deceit being played out to the hilt?¬† Are they all just business models? The Culture Jamming trademark has clearly been established in the realm of Adbusters. The necessity of a young, white, demographic to be part of a … Continue reading

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occupy the authentic

Its a complete distortion and perversion of some very profound thinking by the likes of Viktor Frankl and his will to meaning. The experiences of a holocaust death camp survivor filtered through the maze of pop culture into a reified … Continue reading

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