Russel Brand’s Revolution
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Russel Brand’s Revolution

Russel Brand recently made an appearance on BBC’s Newsnight that seems to have struck a tone across the internet. He talks about revolution, political corruption, social transformation, and humor. The interview is really good to watch. I offer some analysis and thoughts below. First, the video: Second, the article: http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2013/10/russell-brand-on-revolution And now, my criticisms. He … Continue reading

At the Intersection of Race And Class: Lee Daniel’s The Butler
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At the Intersection of Race And Class: Lee Daniel’s The Butler

Lee Daniel’s The Butler presented a well-written narrative about the struggles people of color face in order to advance in white society. Cecil Gaines faced what seemed like insurmountable pain and anguish to advance from the son of a sharecropping slave to a professional black domestic. The dynamic between the characters, between the parents and … Continue reading

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Update

Hey everyone, it has been a while since I had been regularly posting content to this blog, but that is  going to change. I am working on multiple pieces to put up here, the first of which will come be up next monday. I will be discussing several topics in these pieces, including gun control, … Continue reading