anger/rage and action/hope

Think about the relationship between anger and action that Cornell West describes in terms of other texts, people, stories in the world. West, “Prisoners of Hope” (Canvas Files) Porsha O Capitalism Serena Williams (via Rankine from Citizen (Canvas Files); and NYTimes Magazine article, and etc) Obama’s “anger translator” Hennessy Youngman Coates, Between the World and… Continue reading anger/rage and action/hope

More “Political” Rhetoric Examples

Some questions to consider: What is the relationship between political campaigns and politics? How can we use examples from political campaigns (especially at this historical/cultural moment) to analyze ideas, values, messages, etc. in our contemporary culture. How do the examples reiterate kinds of messages (whether true or false) and how do they challenges messages? For… Continue reading More “Political” Rhetoric Examples