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  • Scott Nearing and Black America

    by John Saltmarsh – July 2020 As our country once again confronts the racism so deeply embedded in American culture, perhaps this is a good time to revisit Scott Nearing’s writings on Black Americans and racism in the United States. What, if anything, do his writings lend to our understanding of Scott Nearing and of racial discrimination today? Scott wrote ...» Read More
  • Juneteenth 2020

    by Greg Joly As Scott Nearing observed in his 1929 classic, Black America: “Consciousness of their racial inferiority is constantly forced upon the Negroes by a widespread system of discrimination and exclusion levied against them for no other ground than their skin color.” (163) Nearing refused to relegate Afro-Americans into the sociological catch-all labelled “social problem,” and instead explored their ...» Read More
  • Real-Time Radical

    Real-Time Radical

    by Greg Joly Scott published his final book, Civilization and Beyond, in 1975 at the age of 92. It is the culmination of his thinking on economic disparages, politic power, the life cycle of empires, entrepreneurial homesteading, confederated “worldism” and spiritual enlightenment: In every social situation construction and destruction are Siamese Twins. One does not appear without the other. The ...» Read More

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