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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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kicking the can down the road: again

There is no doubt that poverty is degrading, and through force, legislation, moral suasion,manipulation, blackmail,¬† soft euthanasia, and “gaming” democracy and elementary social responsibility we have gloriously succeeded in creating the scenario for economic collapse and social and political insurrection. … Continue reading

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