US Blacks Through That Looking Glass

US Blacks tend towards abstract representations as opposed to concrete representations. Individuals produced more through distance and media polish than those that exist in common everyday spaces. As we have moved from local physical proximity to distant mediated space, so have many of those considered “leader”. Possibly, there is a danger not only in this Read the full article…

George Jackson On Authority, Social Order, And Public Intellectuals

Enough time has passed now since the emergence of fascism, the extreme crisis that precipitated it, and the hostilities that caused its early development to view it with less of the coloring that sensationalism and war propaganda necessarily create. We should now be able, after time has somewhat dulled the traumatic exchanges of debate and Read the full article…

Political Philosophy As Popular Pronouncements

Politics should not be a study of style at a collective level. Fashionable tech devices and fashionable clothing choices are alright. Fashionable ideologies and political choices based on what one deems fashionably acceptable render a collective group pliable.   It is dangerous to believe that Trump’s lack of popularity is a direct reflection of his Read the full article…

Saul Alinsky On Not Being Afraid To Speak Directly

Saul Alinsky Just Say, “Power”   First, by using combination of words such as “harnessing the energy” instead of the single word “power”, we being to dilute the meaning; and as we use purifying synonyms, we dissolve the bitterness, the anguish, the hate and love, the agony and the triumph attached to these words, leaving Read the full article…