The two-party system is strangling revolution, here’s the surprisingly wonky solution

Warning: In an effort to seriously analyze an idea which would open the door to a type of revolutionary politics. This essay delves somewhat deeply into the structures of electoral politics.

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An open letter to White people who tire of hearing about slavery when they visit slave plantations: especially Suzanne Sherman.

Dear Ms. Sherman, When I read your reflection in The American Conservative I was so sorry to hear that you had mistaken the museum at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello for a monument to the Declaration of Independence. This mistake clearly caused much despair to you, and I suspect, to your unwitting children, who later found themselves flung … Continue reading An open letter to White people who tire of hearing about slavery when they visit slave plantations: especially Suzanne Sherman.

An open letter to White people who tire of hearing about slavery when they visit slave plantations: especially Suzanne Sherman.

Dear Ms. Sherman, When I read your reflection in The American Conservative I was so sorry to hear that you had mistaken the museum at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello for a monument to the Declaration of Independence. This mistake clearly caused much despair to you, and I suspect, to your unwitting children, who later found themselves flung … Continue reading An open letter to White people who tire of hearing about slavery when they visit slave plantations: especially Suzanne Sherman.

Speculations toward the World Revolution.

This analysis was drafted in late August, 2014, while the streets of Ferguson Missouri were still hot but before #Blacklivesmatter had asserted itself as a central slogan. I will leave it up to the reader to determine what relevance certain parts which have become dated still have. I submit this for public review because I … Continue reading Speculations toward the World Revolution.

Why demanding a revolutionary answer on reparations is the most important thing Black voters can do.

  (I'm picking on Bernie because no one else's rhetoric has forced me to demand so much of them.) Reparations are in wonderful danger of becoming the central issue of Black politics, and as Bernie tries to bring us, the loudmouthed, irreverent, angry, Black intelligentsia into his camp, he'd better have something damned revolutionary to say about … Continue reading Why demanding a revolutionary answer on reparations is the most important thing Black voters can do.