Tag Archives: Politics

Mandela_ Esquire Spain

I came across this photograph of Nelson Mandela last night. I have a lot of admiration for this man and what he has done and sacrificed for South Africa and the world. This is the cover of Esquire Spain for May 2010. I have no idea what the article is about, but a picture says […]

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Grace Lee Boggs_ An American Revolutionary

I have never heard of Grace Lee Boggs until today. A friend (Sun) posted this on her wall and I just happened to click the link. A filmmaker (also by the name of Grace Lee) is raising money to finish this film she started about this now ninety-five year old Chinese-American activist, thinker and writer […]

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African Underground_ Democracy in Dakar (Nomadic Wax)

I was reminded of Nomadic Wax this morning by a friend of mine in Toronto and subsequently watched three videos before 10am (I haven’t yet brushed my teeth). This documentary about Dakar, Senegal, the politics and the music was filmed in Senegal by Magee Mcllvaine and Chris Moore, it is an interesting exploration of the […]

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THE CULTURE OF ENTITLEMENT

Originally published April, 2009 Wrote this in an email to a white male friend of mine this morning and thought i would like to share it… it was a response to a white male attending a ‘all female’ gathering for a girl program in Nairobi, Kenya… posted it on my blog too… i think this […]

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PARADIGM SHIFT

Originally published November, 2008 On November 4th 2008 it was announced the Barack Obama would be the next president of the United States of America. There has been a lot of conversation about what he will do as president and how he will do it. It is true that he has a lot that he […]

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