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Anti-Capitalist Feminist Conference, report back

Valentine’s Day was the perfect day for an anti-capitalist feminist conference held at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). The theme was Gender, Race and Class and there were workshop sessions that addressed these themes with varying degrees of success and abject failure.

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The Ghost of Kwame Kilpatrick

Forget swiftboating.

A new Willie Horton-like campaign ad from the “Freedoms Defense Fund” draws on theĀ  “dangerous Black male” frame by showing the mugshot of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, along with a rolling account of his charges, as Obama’s voice plays in the background.

See the video and critique at racismreview.com.

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