|"But at the same time you can't assume that making a difference 20 years ago is going to allow you to sort of live on the laurels of those victories for the rest of your life"|
|"I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively"|
|"I think that has to do with my awareness that in a sense we all have a certain measure of responsibility to those who have made it possible for us to take advantage of the opportunities"|
|"I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely because it allows you to give back and to consider yourself not as a single individual who may have achieved whatever but to be a part of an ongoing historical movement.
|"It's true that it's within the realm of cultural politics that young people tend to work through political issues, which I think is good, although it's not going to solve the problems"|
|"Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo - obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other"|
|"Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been"|
|"Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work"|
|"Radical simply means "grasping things at the root."
|"The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that position be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one's contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time"|
|"To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women"|
|"We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
|"We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death."|
|"Well, we see an increasingly weaker labor movement as a result of the overall assault on the labor movement and as a result of the globalization of capital.