Speaking for Themselves: Indigenous Resistance, Indigenous Reality, and Free Dub

“The collectives TFTT [The Fire This Time] and IR/IR [Indigenous Resistance, Indigenous Reality] craft a hypnotic, militant dub music intended to transmit a supershock to the forces of global devastation. But most importantly, for TFTT and IRIIR, ‘dub’ is a comprehensive and enlarged term that refers to their aesthetic and musical sensibilities, philosophical orientations and… Read More Speaking for Themselves: Indigenous Resistance, Indigenous Reality, and Free Dub

Fundamentalism versus Academic Freedom: More on Ward Churchill

I recommend this excellent commentary from Marc Tyrell about the meaning of the judgment against Ward Churchill by Judge Larry Naves, along with a video concerning the verdict. Readers will know that Marc is certainly tolerant of radical leftists, but no great admirer of their positions, and he has been a steady advocate for applied… Read More Fundamentalism versus Academic Freedom: More on Ward Churchill

Some People Push Back: On the Justice of Roosting Chickens

Note: This is still the most memorable, most prominent, and arguably most important essay on 11 September 2001 written by any American intellectual. It was monumental primarily for being reasonable and fair, two qualities absent from the mainstream, authorized discussions about American imperialism abroad, and at home. The honesty, clarity, and lucidity of this piece… Read More Some People Push Back: On the Justice of Roosting Chickens