All That is Solid Melts into Air

In honor of Marshall Berman’s recent passing, a thought about his t-shirt. ¬†Although its ostensible purpose is to end poverty (or call for the end of poverty), its statement about history is just as important. ¬†For it shows the power of relegating things, people, ideas to ‘history,’ thus putting pressure on the assumed progressiveness of ‘including’ people in history.marshall