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Hailed by Publishers Weekly for its Posing As eBook #9734 “forceful” and “bracing opinions on race and politics” Class Notes is critic Adolph Reed Jr’s latest blast of clear thinking on matters of race class and other American dilemmas The book begins with a consideration of the theoretical and practical strategies of the US left over the. Adolph Reed Jr is a relatively new find for me and has a no bullshit uality I like in a public intellectual This book is a commentary on the dreary politics of the 1980s and 1990s the summer of our discontent made glorious by the winter of Trump Reed speaks at the intersection of race and class which is a very important hinge in our society and writes of the decline of the left that has been going on since right after the postwar period And the gestural politics it mostly embodies this day which puts symbolism ahead of substance I think the left is a little stronger now than it was in the 1990s but some of these pathologies persist to the present Good stuff

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Class Notes Posing As Politics and Other Thoughts on the American Scene

Pinning” and “brilliantly executed” by David Levering LewisAdolph Reed Jr has earned a national reputation for his controversial evaluations of American politics These essays illustrate why people like Katha Pollitt consider Reed “the smartest Notes Posing As eBook #10003 person of any race class or gender writing on race class and gender”. Great book and will have to revisit soon to really digest the arguments Read this at the suggestion of Michael Brooks RIP Left is Best

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Last three decades Reed argues against the solipsistic approaches of cultural or identity politics and Class Notes Epubin favor of class based political interpretation and action Class Notes moves on to tackle race relations ethnic studies family values welfare reform the so called underclass and black public intellectuals in essays called “head s. Incredible political writing Very funny I m amazed that this book is 20 years old and still rings so true


10 thoughts on “Class Notes Posing As Politics and Other Thoughts on the American Scene

  1. says:

    Not every single essay in this book is earth shatteringly good And Reed is sometimes overly dismissive of what I consider to be developments on the Left that aren't particularly harmful or insignificant But reading this book made me feel like a serious weight had been lifted off of my shoulders It gave me perm

  2. says:

    This stellar collection of essays most of which were first printed in issues of the Village Voice was released in 2000—yet the issues discussed here have only become amplified through their aggregation via social media platforms The essays are grouped into three categories which 1 combat the “personal is political” modes of “resistance” as it particularly relates to black political involvement 2 combat strange technical notions of

  3. says:

    Adolph Reed Jr is a relatively new find for me and has a no bullshit uality I like in a public intellectual This book is a commentary

  4. says:

    Adolph Reed Jr is one of my favorite left wing intellectuals This collection of essays primarily focuses on political strategy racism and ineuality Reed provides a valuable materialist insight into the uniue features of black communi

  5. says:

    Adolph Reed is not only a compelling straightforward and remarkably engaging writer he is also fearless His collection of occasional

  6. says:

    Incredible political writing Very funny I'm amazed that this book is 20 years old and still rings so true

  7. says:

    Adolph Reed where have you been all my life? Class Notes is a collection of essays on black politics the labor movement left strategy the und

  8. says:

    This book is worth re reading which I should probably do before giving an extensive and deserved treatment to the thoughts and ideas Reed puts forth For now a few thoughtsI had a professor whose historical understanding was vast and seemingly

  9. says:

    Great book and will have to revisit soon to really digest the arguments Read this at the suggestion of Michael Brooks RIP Le

  10. says:

    I first read this book several years ago and have been coming back to it ever since along with everything else Reed has ever written He has probably been the most influential thinkerwriter for me in the past 3 4 years He really offered a way