Sunday, February 7, 2016

Daily Dose

From Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement, by Angela Y. Davis


 “I want to express concern that our collective relationship to history in this country is seriously flawed.”

From Chapter 9, Political Activism and Protest from the 1960s to the Age of Obama

Friday, February 5, 2016

A Caricature

Daily Dose

From The Most Wanted Man in China: My Journey from Scientist to Enemy of the State, by Fang Lizhi, translated by Perry Link


“Yes, the universe was beautiful, and worth knowing too.  There was a reason for me to keep on living after all.”

From Chapter 10, Reeducation at Bagong Mountain

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Breakfast at the Bookstore with Brad and Nick #64

Daily Dose

From Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, by Booker T. Washington


 “Great men cultivate love and only little men cherish a spirit of hatred; assistance given to the weak makes the one who gives it strong; oppression of the unfortunate makes one weak."