AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Henry Louis Gates

Friday, October 9th, 2009

WALTER BEN MICHAELS ON RACE AND CLASS

The Chicago-based literary theorist Walter Ben Michaels has been going on about why we privilege race over class. His right to a point. But that’s it: Race … has been a more successful technology of mystification. In the US, one of the great uses of racism was (and is) to induce poor white people to

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

GOT BEER?

Jazz-poem performed by UpsurgeJazz‘s Raymond Nat Turner on the history of beer in America, including a certain beer summit at the White House.

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

BUDWEISER POLITICS

I know there is no racism anymore. Anyway racism was so last week, Barack Obama is a socialist and wants to kill old people and babies, black people are the real racists and we drank it (the...