Reviewing Only the Ball was White

Robert Peterson’s Only the Ball was White is a must read for anyone interested in baseball and the negro leagues.

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Unity is a Tool of Oppression

The verdict for this episode is: unity will not result in change.

In this episode, I discuss how Biden’s focus on unity is promoting the status quo, refusing to change, and upholding systemic oppression.

Reviewing the First Three Books in the Penn Cage Series

More than a decade ago, a good friend recommended The Quiet Game by Greg Iles. She informed me I would enjoy the history and characters in the story.

A couple of weeks ago, I was looking for a new fiction series to begin as a break from politics. I saw The Quiet Game on a list and was reminded of my friend’s long-forgotten recommendation. Realizing The Quiet Game had become the Penn Cage series, I gave it a shot.

Less than two weeks later, I’m in the middle of the fourth book in the series.

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Athletes Will not Lead Social Change

The verdict for this episode is: police buy sneakers too.

In this episode, I discuss the recent NBA players decision to skip some games and why it’s not that important. By discussing their commitment to capitalism, I show how NBA players cannot lead social change.

Eat the Rich

The title of this post is based on a hashtag used by folks wanting to destroy capitalism. Even though I have never used the hashtag, I recognize that capitalism has been, is now, and always will be an engine of oppression. I further realize that the destruction of capitalism is necessary for America to even think about addressing issues of equity, police brutality, ableism, racism, poverty, a lack of health care, a healthy environment, and all the things where America has led the world to failure.

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