Tuesday, April 5, 2011

"My Student, the 'Terrorist'"

Long, but worth reading!
"But those lessons are not upheld in our public culture, which has drawn arbitrary, silencing constrictions around the speech and association of Muslim-Americans. While Christian and Jewish political dissents regularly enter American public debate..., Islamic political dissent condemning U.S. practices becomes "subject to ferocious penalties," as Randolph Bourne decried long ago, and Fahad had quoted in his paper."

via Faiza

Monday, April 4, 2011

Frances Fox Piven and Cornel West: Just say no to austerity



via Haroon

(New book out now) "Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention" by Manning Marable

Michael Eric Dyson & Bill Fletcher, Jr. on “Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention” by Manning Marable

“Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention”: Manning Marable’s New Biography Investigates Conflicted Reality of the Civil Rights Leader

What Marable would want us to know about Malcolm X


via Zaheer

For Manning Marable


Manning Marable, Historian and Social Critic, Dies at 60


Manning Marable, African-American Studies Scholar, Has Died at 60


Krugman: The Truth, Still Inconvenient


Imam Zaid: The Lawfulness of Muslim Revolutions