Since “White Fragility” was specifically mentioned a few days ago, here is a good left critique of this particular cottage industry.
I would have thought this would be a bigger story. Surprised we didn’t hear about this.
In which the foot soldiers of empire slowly begin to perceive the arc of Foucault’s boomerang.
Something recently occurred to me and I think it might be beneficial to redefine the two intractable sides here. We all saw the same thing: a cop knelt on a face-down, handcuffed man for almost nine minutes despite his pleas that he couldn’t breath, until he did in fact stop breathing, lost control of his bladder, and died face-down in the street in a puddle of his own piss…Continue reading “My attempt to distill the opinions on the Floyd incident.”
Since we’ve once again been discussing popular reaction to police killings, I’m curious to know what you all think in general, rather than about the specific cases of late. At what point is resistance–including and beyond destruction of property–an appropriate (if not morally necessary) response to repeated police abuses? How far could you be pushed before you safety and dignity demanded a direct response?
I guess we shouldn’t be surprised but it’s ALEC and a Christian Nationalist group who are funding most of these seminars.
This article has been written a thousand times, but this one is a bit unique in that it acknowledges that minority rule in the Senate is by design, rather than a recent bug.
This is a critique of the memoir. Some of you may find this interesting, if not a little off-putting. I think it succinctly illustrates the left-of-center criticism of his administration, and his hubris.
In which Biden, who we’re told is beckoning immigrants to come to the US, is trading vaccines for migrant roundups in Mexico.