Tag Archives: Justice

Monsters, Inc.

I was listening to the radio the other morning and heard a report on the bloodshed in Egypt, where the military has opened fire on civilians. I must admit that like many Americans, I have become desensitized to reports of … Continue reading

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Justicia

(For the farmworkers) An orange disk burning brightly greets the new morning a reminder it is time to return to the fields The back is bent to the grind but the spirit rebounds like a tenacious reed in stagnant waters … Continue reading

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We will rise

Lowkey is a musical activist of Iraqi and British descent. This song, We Will Rise, is from his album Soundtrack to the Struggle. The song also features Yemeni poet, Sanasino:

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The arc gets longer

There is a commonly held misconception, a myth if you will, that the civil rights movement was an era in American history that clawed forth unprecedented gains for African Americans, women and other marginalized people in American society and as … Continue reading

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The invisible pimp hand of the marketplace

Well, its Super Bowl weekend in the sweet land of liberty where our valiant leaders narrowly averted the fiscal cliff by taking the fiscal off ramp and where most everyone is living a little less large. Whether its due to … Continue reading

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