Climate Denial Satire "Don't Look Up" Now Top Film on Netflix Worldwide
"Absolutely love to see a climate movie hitting this huge a global audience on the world's largest platform," said journalist David Sirota, who co-created the story for the film.
'The Matrix Resurrections' Explores Past The Red Pill-Blue Pill Binary
The new movie attacks more than one kind of binary.
Poetry: 'Raytheon’s Raven caws “War—Evermore!” Not wind beneath Negroz wings…'
Former forklift driver/warehouse worker/janitor, Raymond Nat Turner is a NYC poet; BAR's Poet-in-Residence; and founder/co-leader of the jazz-poetry ensemble UpSurge!NYC.
Exploring Colonialism and White Supremacy: "Abolish all Brutes"
A new four-part documentary series, “Exterminate All the Brutes,” delves deeply into the legacy of European colonialism from the Americas to Africa. It has been described as an unflinching narrative of genocide and exploitation
KRS-One’s New Album Offers Revolutionary Ideas for the Time “Between Da Protests”
KRS-One has been rapping since 1987 — three decades of expressing radical Black politics and not selling out. His new album Between Da Protests is a manifesto for Black Lives Matter.
John Pavolitz: The Cancel Culture is Just Adult Accountability
Whether they can admit it or not, they’re now coming to experience (just as he as) that free speech comes with a heavy cost: the response of others to that speech.
With Gigs Canceled and No Relief, Musicians Form a Nationwide Union
UMAW differentiates itself from similar unions through its vast scope, seeking systemic shifts industry-wide, inclusive of various genres and practices.
Mexican Philosophers Can Assist Us With The Unsettling Anxiety Called 'Zozobra'
"This feeling of zozobra is commonly experienced by people who visit or immigrate to a foreign country: the rhythms of life, the way people interact, everything just seems “off” – unfamiliar, disorienting and vaguely alienating."
Netflix's 'Trial of the Chicago 7' - Revisionist History That Mischaracterizes Abby Hoffman
"...while The Trial of the Chicago 7 is sympathetic to Hoffman, it also softens him in a way that ultimately amounts to historical fabrication."
Trump and the Reciprocity of Greek Mythology
"What does “pride” really mean? The Greek word it translates is hubris, and pride doesn’t quite cover the range of the meaning of hubris. Vanity may well be part of hubris, but a more crucial sense of the word is terrible judgment, gross overconfidence, blindness, obtuseness, a failure to see what is staring you in the face – a failure to see it until it’s too late."
Beethoven Composed The Music of Leftist Revolution
"Beethoven belongs, heart and soul, to the political left. Centuries after his death, his music still retains the power to transform, transfigure, and revivify, no matter how many political defeats its partisans and spiritual comrades suffer."
Eileen Jones On The Netflix Movie 'Cuties' Controversy
"The controversy over the new Netflix movie Cuties is so stupid, you never should’ve heard about it. But it’s gotten so hysterically overblown by this point, it can’t be ignored anymore."
Cornel West Class: The Greatest Black Thinker Of All-Time, W.E.B. Du Bois
"West described Du Bois—a co-founder of the NAACP and the first African American to earn a Harvard PhD—as an “intellectual giant and spiritual titan and freedom fighter” whose efforts to bring the experience of African Americans to the moral and intellectual attention of a society set on dehumanizing them spanned more than half the 20th century. Du Bois lived from 1868 to 1963."
2020 INTENSIFIES: BEN SHAPIRO PERFORMS WAP...CLAIMS TO 'HATE IT'
"Due to his lack of experience with black people, cats or self-lubricating sexual organs, I’m sure Ben had to go on Urban Dictionary to find out what the lyrics meant"
Interview: Black Panther Artist, Links Between Capitalism and Racism Are in Plain Sight
"In my art, I reflected the party’s demand for community control of police, which required that law enforcement who patrolled our communities lived in our communities and would thus be held accountable for their actions and abuse"