Devan Hawkins

Devan Hawkins is a freelance writer from Massachusetts. His writing has appeared in a variety of publications including the Boston Globe, Radical Philosophy, and the website of the Antipode Foundation.


Devan Hawkins is a freelance writer from Massachusetts. His writing has appeared in a variety of publications including the Boston Globe, Radical Philosophy, and the website of the Antipode Foundation.



ARTICLES BY Devan Hawkins



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Not One or the Other: Class and Identity Politics

After taking a trip to Cuba, Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates had this to say about pervasive racism there: “I saw


After taking a trip to Cuba, Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates had this to say about pervasive racism there: “I saw segregation everywhere around me. … I saw a wide gap between rich and poor, and so many poor seemed to have brown faces.” Gates’ reflection shows that even a class-based revolution as thorough as […]

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The ISIS 8-Ball

Take a look at the Wikipedia page about the military intervention against ISIS. Specifically, focus on the side panel wh


Take a look at the Wikipedia page about the military intervention against ISIS. Specifically, focus on the side panel where the belligerents are listed. To the right, you see ISIS and a few allies with similar ideologies, like al-Qaida and the Nusra Front, both of whom have fought with ISIS in the past. To the […]

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Islam does NOT mean violence

Comments by Republican presidential contender Ben Carson that he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of


Comments by Republican presidential contender Ben Carson that he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation” and his later clarification that for a Muslim to be president, he or she must “reject the tenets of Islam,” highlights how in the United States, Muslims are often regarded as little more […]