Tagged with “sotomayor” (2)
Asks if the inclusion of minorities at high levels of government - Barack Obama, Condaleeza Rice, Sonia Sotomayor - indicates greater equality for blacks and Latinos in domestic and foreign policy. Cites statistics on black men in prison vs. college in 1980 and 2000. Reviews Sotomayor’s voting record on immigrants and race claims.
Reads the poems Query by Jean Burden and Utopia by Wislawa Szymborska to the music of Local Authority by Mogwai. Quotes Derrick Jensen on the Horatio Alger myth. Reviews the book The Post-American World by Fareed Zekaria, challenging his facts, market-driven bias, and conclusions. Plays the songs Murder by Numbers by The Police, When Your Mind’s Made Up by Hansard and Irglova, and Biko by Peter Gabriel.
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