In the Reviews category you can find reviews of books, films, and music with a Progressive perspective as well as responses to works from Regressive point of view.
Hip hop artist JKill writes about the state of hip hop and the music industry’s role in suppressing the type of socially conscious music which made rap famous, instead publishing commercialized, low quality music that stifles protest and subverts the hip hop message of social change into support of unbridled consumerism.Continue reading
NeoCon and avowed Obama hater Dinesh D'Souza‘s movie is no more a documentary than Fox News is fair and balanced. It’s propaganda, designed to cash in on the anti-Obama sentiment of the Radical Right who will no doubt believe it as easily as they do the distortions, misinformation, and outright lies of the GOP and Fox News.Continue reading
Patrick Casey responds to Robert Spencer and Daniel Ali's Inside Islam. "Its meager 154 pages are so vituperative, so dripping with shameless spite that I felt compelled to write over 20 pages of notes, commentary and corrections, a portion of which are presented here for your consideration." In this editor's opinion, writings such as these inspire acts of violence against Muslims and are no different in form or substance than the proclamations of Islamofacist Imams.Continue reading