In this bonus episode of A Different Lens, Society and Culture Chair Syard Evans sits down with Politics/Government Chair Devon Douglas-Bowers to discuss his article on political language and torture, entitled “The Political Language of Torture.”
Today, we sit down with Hampton Institute Founder and Social Economics Chair Colin Jenkins to discuss why the Hampton Institute was founded and why it is needed. We also discuss his latest article entitled “Coming Home to Roost: American Militarism, War, and Police Brutality,” in which we talk about the lack of empathy in our society, how and why poor and lower-middle class peoples often are the ones who join the police and military, and finally end with ways in which people can help end American militarism.
Today we sit down with LGBTQ Department Chair Jonathan Mathias Lassiter to discuss his latest article “Facing Horror: Implications for Life and Activism,” in which we discuss oppression and its impacts on people’s personal and political lives.
In this bonus episode of A Different Lens, we interview geopolitical analyst Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya and discuss the situation in the Ukraine, examining it from a historical and ethnic perspective and then going into the interests of parties such as the US, EU, and NATO, and finally ending with a discussion in regards to Russian forces in Crimea. Also, please keep in mind that the interview was done on March 4th and so may not be fully up to date with the most recent events. Mr. Nazemroaya’s work can be found at Globalresearch.ca and Russia Today.