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Some Imploded Myths of the Center-Right: William F. Buckley, Jr. Was...

I recently picked up William F. Buckley, Jr.'s 1951 polemic God and Man at Yale, the book that launched the author's...

Dr. Johnny Eric Williams: Parallels in Black and Palestinian Struggles

Johnny E. Williams specializes in social movements, political sociology, cultural sociology, racism, science and religion. Professor Williams’ primary area of research investigates how culture (i.e., shared beliefs, values and meaning systems) sustains and challenges social order.

Dr. Gerald Horne’s Hilarious Media Menu

This weekend, I came across a memoir he wrote in 2011 as part of a larger symposium honoring his career that was published in The Journal of African American History. He describes his choices for reading materials from the contemporary press, including some rather hilarious barbs explaining his feelings about these publications.

Julian Assange Shot Himself in the Foot with Solidarity (But I...

What does it mean to share in the struggles of another? Does Assange realize where his overlap with those targeted by imperialism lies?

Why ‘X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills’ is the Graphic Novel You...

Andrew pulls out a classic Marvel Comics title that speaks loudly to today's political landscape...

Breaking: The Media Sucks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qjnjw3YIp8 I have to say, I sort of broke the story of how much the press sucks,...

Why I Loathe the U.S. Media

I’ve detested most of the American media for a long time, but I don’t think I’ve ever felt such extreme loathing as during a...

Lazy Friday Playlist: Dylan Deep Dive, the '60s to… the Teens

Dylan's songs opened up an entire universe to me, and I have no intention of ever leaving it. "Tangled Up In Blue" marked my...

Washington Babylon's Most Cherished Tradition: The Lazy Friday Playlist

Well, here we go with this week's edition of Lazy Friday Playlist. And I'm really hoping this will be a lazy Friday because I...

Lazy Friday Playlist: A time honored tradition at Washington Babylon

OK everyone, thanks for all the support this week, we finally got things up and running here. Been a crazy week for me --...