As I am sitting here doing my morning writing and internet surfing, I came across a cool video. Matthew Winkler, author of The Bloomberg Way: A Guide for Reporters and Editors, takes us on a historical journey to answer the … Continue reading
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Can you believe it? Some folks got together and decided to do a musical about Rawls’ political philosophy treatise, “A theory of Justice”. Yes, there actually is a musical filled with melodies about the veil of ignorance, the original position, and principles of justice. … Continue reading
Last month I hosted an event at John Jay College called the Long Shadow of Incarceration’s Stigma. The purpose of the event was to get people thinking about the collateral consequences of incarceration and what they can do to help … Continue reading
I have a new article at the Huffington Post called “Gays and the Myth of The Christian Minority”. In it I argue that the so-called persecution of Christians who oppose homosexuality is a myth. Not only do I critique this … Continue reading
It’s been real and its been fun. I enjoyed your hard work, enthusiasm, sense of humor and insight you bought to the course. Have a great summer and don’t act awkward if we bump into each other next semester.
The folks at Public Philosophy Network in New York City has a cool conversation series happening on the East Side. They are bringing philosophy to the public, the way it’s suppose to be. Check out the schedule below for some … Continue reading
The United States imprisons more people than any other nation in the world. An estimated 700,000 people are released from prison in the United States every year. Where do they all go? How do they imagine their lives? How do … Continue reading
My new business cards with words from Franz Fanon, Angela Davis, and W.E.B. Dubois on the back.
I’ve written so many posts on Angela Davis that I don’t know where to start. I respect her intellectually and always admire her passion to refuse to allow knowledges to stay within the ivory tower but to see it in … Continue reading
I had the opportunity to attend the Beyond The Bars Criminal Justice Conference at Columbia University this weekend. The weekend event kicked off Friday night with a lecture by Angela Davis and Marc Lamont Hill. Saturday, was a host of … Continue reading
This is pretty amazing. The People at Shared Worlds created a project called Hand In Hand. People working on the project asked fiction writers to scribble writing advice on their hands. This is what they came up with.
Filmmaker Kevin R. Breen created a video called “Richard Dawkins Dies” which is “a delightfully South-Park-esque confrontation between Dawkins and God as the two engage in a smack-down at the heart of the creationism vs. evolution quasi-debate”, according to BrainPickings. … Continue reading