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Latinoamerica Unida: The significance of electoral victories in Latin America

I finally watched The Motorcycle Diaries.  Maybe you've seen it too.  It's that Focus Features indie where a very fresh-faced, hot, Gael Garcia Bernal-looking Che Guevara rides a shitty motorcycle through South America in 1945.  Along the way he crashes … Continue reading

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The Rev. Wright – Barack Obama Controversy

The revelations of Rev. Jeremiah Wright's remarks have unleashed a reactionary backlash that has many (virtually entirely white) people scornfully denouncing Rev. Wright as a racist, even though he is African American. This reaction has been used to reframe our … Continue reading

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Stupid America

    with a big knife in his steady hand he doesn't want to knife you he wants to sit on a bench and carve christfigures but you won't let him. stupid america, hear that chicano shouting curses on the … Continue reading

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untitled cantos

I. Under Maine’s Arabian sky the crescent and its star midwinter winter in America gripped by terror totalitarian zealots… …in Penobscot under crescent moon windblown faces trudging snowy fields to pond to skate round and round conifers and bliss far … Continue reading

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Epilogue

(Dedicated to Mike Eric Dyson and other voices of common sense and resistance.) Their eyes were watching godAnd we are watching televisionSearching for revengeOn an unknown killer What an incredible time to be a poet           I have suddenly become their … Continue reading

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