Democratic Vision in Obama’s Selma Speech

      Obama has a larger and more democratic vision of politics than other mainstream (oligarchically-funded) politicians.  That was true in the organization of his 2008 campaign – the role of mass support, even including email commentary on some issues – though it was quickly dropped when he became President.  But that vision reappears, more sharply …

Video of the Bonnycastle Lecture, University of Winnipeg: “Founding Amnesias: Bondage and Genocide from the American Revolution to Ferguson and Africville”

     On February 11, I gave the Bonnycastle Lecture in honor of Black History Month on “Founding Amnesias: Bondage and Genocide from the American Revolution to Ferguson and Africville”  at the University of Winnipeg, sponsored by the Political Science and History Departments, the H. Sanford Riley Center for Canadian History, the Faculty of Arts, …