Blacks and Asians: Revisiting Racial Formations

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Volume 3, Number 3

CONTENTS

Transforming Ethnic Studies
Manning Marable

Tokyo Bound: African Americans and Japan Confront White Supremacy
Gerald Horne

Yellow Power: The Formation of Asian-American Nationalism in the Age of Black Power, 1966-1975
Jeffery O.G. Ogbar

East of the Sun (West of the Moon): Islam, the Ahmadis, and African America
Moustafa Bayoumi 

Linking African and Asian in Passing and Passage: The Pagoda and the True History of Paradise
Lisa Yun

B-Boys and Bass Girls: Sex, Style, and Mobility in Indian American Youth Culture
Sunaina Marr Maira

Building the Antiracist, Anti-Imperalist United Front: Theory and Practice from the L.A. Strategy Center and Bus Riders Union
Eric Mann

Adding: ‘Left or Right of the Color Line: Asian Americans and the Racial Justice Movement’ from ChangeLab
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"I think we’ve now heard it all. Because he says that the class war against the bankers is going to be led by him and his cabinet of millionaires"

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earthwindfire82:

ghdos:

uhfrayedknot:

underthemountainbunker:

A graphic explanation of what’s wrong with America

This actually made me a little physically sick.
What’s that ratio again? 475:1 on average? And this is much higher than that.

The ratio here is 1923 to 1. Give me a fucking break. Four times the already-inflated national average. SMH

And this is why people are mad. Then I read a commenter on the Memphis Commercial Appeal’s website saying ”..if you’d go home and shower, you’d probably get a job”.  Bitches. 



the average wal-mart employee education is a hs diploma or ged, how the fuck much are they posed to get paid? the ceo runs a goddamn multi billion dollar international company, yo do the math.


lmao how you know what the “average” education of a walmart employee is? LMAO it’s ppl with PhD’s living on the streets these days, it would NOT be hard to find people with degrees (plural) working at the walmart.
and regardless of their level of education, ppl honestly think making sixteen thousand dollars an hour while making sure your employees BARELY get benefits and enough money to put food on their table is fair?
WAHT TEH FACK
lmaoooooooooooo deer god.

This is about ratios, rather than numbers.

Which is to say, it’s not too bad to stomach a CEO paying themselves $16000 an hour… But when it means that they are giving themselves 2000 times as much as the average worker? Are they doing 2000 times as much work? Are they working 2000 times as hard? Not twice, not ten times, not twenty times, or a hundred times, but to make TWO. THOUSAND. times as much as the employees that they rely on to actually perform the jobs and keep the system rolling on is just obscene.

peecharrific:

wtfced:

peecharrific:

earthwindfire82:

ghdos:

uhfrayedknot:

underthemountainbunker:

A graphic explanation of what’s wrong with America

This actually made me a little physically sick.

What’s that ratio again? 475:1 on average? And this is much higher than that.

The ratio here is 1923 to 1. Give me a fucking break. Four times the already-inflated national average. SMH

And this is why people are mad. Then I read a commenter on the Memphis Commercial Appeal’s website saying ”..if you’d go home and shower, you’d probably get a job”.  Bitches. 

the average wal-mart employee education is a hs diploma or ged, how the fuck much are they posed to get paid? the ceo runs a goddamn multi billion dollar international company, yo do the math.

lmao how you know what the “average” education of a walmart employee is? LMAO it’s ppl with PhD’s living on the streets these days, it would NOT be hard to find people with degrees (plural) working at the walmart.

and regardless of their level of education, ppl honestly think making sixteen thousand dollars an hour while making sure your employees BARELY get benefits and enough money to put food on their table is fair?

WAHT TEH FACK

lmaoooooooooooo deer god.

This is about ratios, rather than numbers.

Which is to say, it’s not too bad to stomach a CEO paying themselves $16000 an hour… But when it means that they are giving themselves 2000 times as much as the average worker? Are they doing 2000 times as much work? Are they working 2000 times as hard? Not twice, not ten times, not twenty times, or a hundred times, but to make TWO. THOUSAND. times as much as the employees that they rely on to actually perform the jobs and keep the system rolling on is just obscene.

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Oh, conservatives

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unknowablewoman:

Why is it easier for you to believe that 150 million people are lazy and stupid than 400 people are greedy and malicious?

Because we have jobs and make a contribution to society. 

Your point is…? Most of those 150 million people have jobs, too. Poor people work.

But I don’t know why I’m even responding to you, because anyone who aligns himself with the Republican party clearly lacks a deep, nuanced understanding of poverty, class and economics.

Wow… I’d be fascinated to hear what else separates the working class to make them so unworthy as to be cursed with this chronic poorness.

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Oh, conservatives

unknowablewoman:

Why is it easier for you to believe that 150 million people are lazy and stupid than 400 people are greedy and malicious?

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“I am 25 years old now, and shacking up in my parents’ guest bedroom,” he told me. “I have successfully made four payments on my student loans in the past three and a half years. I have over $48,000 dollars of student loan debt, and absolutely nothing to show for it. No degrees. No certificates. No qualifications. I have continued my education to the best of my ability since leaving A&M, but always at community colleges and always paying for everything out of pocket. As you can imagine, since I’m not ‘qualified’ for a decent paying job, my savings for school piles up very slowly, and then disappears when August and January roll around. I haven’t been back to school in about a year now, and I currently work at Subway, making sandwiches. I don’t make my loan payments.”


He’s about to join the military because he sees it as his only option. “I am depressed at the idea of signing my life away for four years so I can fight someone else’s wars. I am angry beyond belief that it’s come to this,” he said.

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$1 Trillion In Loans? How Student Debt Is Killing the Economy and Punishing an Entire Generation | | AlterNet

Student loans: no longer a good investment?

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Oh, I wrote this the other day. It depressed the hell out of me. 

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heartbreaking.

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Yeah, ya see, when people ask me what my “goals” are and expect them to be college “worthy” I just tend to blow them off and laugh in their face. There is only a slight chance that you may use your certificates and such and get somewhere with them, but the main reason for you paying out of your ass for an “education” which really isn’t education at all(real knowledge is free and such) is to become a part of the beloved debt system. I’m sorry, I do not see this as an action which needs to signify anything. Usually, and especially these days, if your “education” is going to take you anywhere, it’s because you have a great deal of privilege(white, cis…etc). I find systems and societies as such to be a huge problem and why the world is failing and not only failing, but failing us. Not to mention, what are you really “learning”? Truth? History? Facts? How to help the world? Or what is deemed the correct “knowledge” to be learned of and for your use in and by the dominant class system. 
How could we pretend it’s worth anything. It is sad and pathetic.

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