The American Dream

Five Presidents (still living) at the White House for the inauguration of Barack Obama. From Left to right . George Bush (Senior), Barack Obama, George W Bush, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter.

November 13, 2020

John Jiggens, Greg Chipp (Drug Law Reform), James Baldwin (Essayist), and Barack Obama speak about the American Dream.

This week’s Paradigm Shift features a 1965 speech by James Baldwin at the Oxford University Union where he presages the current racial crisis in the US . He accurately predicts the election of a African American President (Obama) almost down to the year but cautions us on what it may deliver.

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The Songs of Tom Smith – The Lord is King, He knows I’m a Queen
The Peace Pilgrims – Drone Lament
Sue Monk and Sergio Aldunate – Strike the Beast Hard (from Living in the Colonies)

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