Muhammad Ali: The Man from the Myth

…the nature of adulation in America reinforces ideas inherent to a highly individualistic consumer society. However, beneath even this subtext, lies the stark reality that the stuff Muhammad Ali was made of was and still is repulsive to the modern political order of the world, an order still strewn in a deeply American shadow.

When is the Opposition going to challenge the Prime Minister on racism within his own party?

With recent pressure mounting on the government over junior doctor contracts and the fight back against the ‘academisation’ of UK schools, a red herring was just what they needed to gain some breathing space, and the anti-Semitism row within the labour party seems to have provided just that. There is an air of irony about all of this when you …

Jewish vigilantes jailed over Paris ‘savage gang attack’ on pro-Palestinians at Gaza fundraising event

Six Jewish vigilantes were jailed in Paris on Friday over a ‘savage gang attack’ targeting attendees at a fundraising event for Gaza in 2009 in the French capital. The defendants used iron bars, baseball bats and bike chains in the onslaught, in which they deliberately targeted anybody who looked like an Arab or a Muslim.   Among their victims was …

Beyond the Limits of Labor: Race and Consumption in Modern Society

“I didn’t hire you to think.” An invisible activist is faced with the reality that his revolutionary ‘brotherhood’ passed over his humanity, in favor of him the mascot. Concepts like class struggle and wealth redistribution beckon a sense of action. Yet in the U.S., action and orientation appear to be at odds in the discussion surrounding race and labor. Race …