Tag Archives: Grace Lee Boggs

take off your slippers: only the nice die young

and so it is it really possible to effectuate a meaningful change in the organization of society? A fulfillment of the Isiah prophecy of relations between the spirit without the intermediary of material considerations.Can we as infants, at least aspire … Continue reading

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on pain of death: the bonding process

The dangers of militarism.And its connection with the two other ” triplets of evil” named by Martin Luther King Jr. : racism and consumerism. GRACE LEE BOGGS: I’m sorry, but I think if we stick to those categories of race, … Continue reading

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wayfaring women: the prodigal daughters

Most conflicts seem very complex; the origins are rooted so deep in time that resolution is akin to staring into an abyss and engaging in a dialogue with something vague and furtive staring back: Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness. The … Continue reading

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wearing a mask that grins and lies

We often have a sometimes contradictory and ambiguous relationship to popular culture. In one way, its potentially powerful means to share knowledge and criticize consumer society across different boundaries in an oppositional and sometimes subversive manner. However, against this backdrop, … Continue reading

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culture jamming lineup at the cash

Is culture jamming a trademark? A commodity that is more in the domain of an Adbusters and Naomi Klein and Michael Moore and perhaps even Noam Chomsky as popular tastemakers? I doubt Naomi Klein is going to be seen in … Continue reading

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Grace Lee Boggs & The Maccabean Theater

Activist, feminist, and ultimately a poet of creative non-violence. The narrative ebbs and flows, capturing the imagination with lyricism ,substance and form; ┬áthe cacophony of empty rhetoric relegated to the recycle bin. Its a critique against racism, militarism and materialism … Continue reading

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