The political distance between a socialist and a liberal is greater than the political distance between a liberal and a conservative. Or, as Obama says in reference to Democrats and Republicans, “We’re both inside the forty.”
Come see Alex Proyas’s Dark City (Director’s Cut) on May 3 at 6.15 pm in HUM133. Stay for the discussion and you’ll be eligible for an extra credit assignment.
Weirdly, this song was referenced on Jeopardy last night.
The deadline to register to vote in the California presidential primary is May 23rd.
Students of HUM220 and HUM303: The first two of these films provide crucial context for Joseph Conrad’s The Heart of Darkness.
Students of HUM415: If you are interested in learning more about the violence required by capitalism in its colonial and neocolonial forms, these films will be useful.
A documentary film based on Adam Hochschild’s award-winning history King Leopold’s Ghost:
A BBC documentary on the Belgian colonialism in Congo:
A very compelling docu-drama about Patrice Lumumba, his murder with the complicity of the CIA, and neocolonialism: