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America Never Was America to Me – Langston Hughes Saw Trump Coming in 1936

Hughes – the Promise of America was Meaningless Unless Universal Langston Hughes saw Trump coming at least as early as 1936, with the publication of his poem, Let America Be America again. I have journalist Paul Rosenberg to thank for reminding me. As the racist, overgrown child and tv con man who currently occupies the…

The Responsibility of Intellectuals by Noam Chomsky – 50 Years Later

Biographer Jay Parini, writing at Salon.com, reminded us the other day that Noam Chomsky’s essay, The Responsibility of Intellectuals, was published fifty years ago this month. It remains a compelling, indispensable work in U.S. political discourse. Take a peak at Parini’s work below and continue reading for the original essay. – RR Noam Chomsky’s “Responsibility…