Tag Archives: Bell Hooks

sinking feeling

To Marxists, capitalisms imminent sinking was symbolic in the Titanic. A hundred years later the Commies fell into a pit and capitalism is still around; heavily flawed and perhaps redeemable if the global plutocracy can be dismembered. Oh yeah, that … Continue reading

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panning for the wild

Fantasy as the idealization of desire. Permeating liberalism and enlightenment thinking has always been a racist undertone, the collander, the sieve,  of secularism that disposes of the chaff into a compost heap. The thinking that brought forth romanticism as corrupted … Continue reading

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owens: exchanging hand waves

To separate politics from sport is a virtual ideal, not realizable, and similat in context to examining religion without a political context. The Jesse Owens performance in Berlin in 1936 showed how efforts to insulate sport from politics is futile. … Continue reading

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just buy the concept: fiction over reality

A Mutual deceit being played out to the hilt?  Are they all just business models? The Culture Jamming trademark has clearly been established in the realm of Adbusters. The necessity of a young, white, demographic to be part of a … Continue reading

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cheer readers : a thief’s playbook

There exist desires which fall and feed beyond the boundaries of normative polite society. Football, in many ways, a dehumanizing livestock show, the skilled commodity is an intersection, as the Penn State scandal shows, where the erotic topic of the … Continue reading

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catching a falling knife

Herman Cain. The dandy and the legacy of Amos n’ Andy. The Hermanator experience. The old black minstrel show adjusted for free market ideology. Another figure in a long tradition of American snake oil salesmen rising from the depths of … Continue reading

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generic pop and the bushmen: blues for allah

If Nelly Furtado, Mariah Carey and Usher can perform for Gaddafi at the late clans family gatherings under the big tent, then what about ambitious kidnappers from the backwoods of Nigeria…. From the Globe and Mail: Canadian diplomat knew his … Continue reading

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99% percent proof: illusion of the target

The underclass is always more vital than the higher strata, unburdend by the baggage of bourgeois liberal morality, preachings of violence which justifies borrowing, exploiting, and finally cannibalizing all transgressive life into commodity kitsch and diluted into pablum. The American … Continue reading

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songs of love and hate: shoot the boer

Is rap music a cultural commodity basically to titillate and spice up the mayonnaise and white bread diet of the white audience? The hyper-masculine enlivening experiences within a dominant, essentially conservative, consumerist, racist and militant preponderant white society with its … Continue reading

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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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