Category Archives: Racism

Reconciling Calls in D.C. For Vice Squads With Black Lives Matter

Last week, the president of the D.C. Logan Circle area Area Neighborhood Council (‘ANC’), in response to an increase in murders, called for the reinstitution of vice squads. I had some doubts: This works, until an innocent yet somehow suspicious … Continue reading

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Trump Is Still the Sarah Palin They’ve Been Waiting For

Paul Waldman writes (boldface mine): Both parties are drawn to populist appeals, but they come in different variants. The Democratic version tends to be both performative and substantive — they’ll rail against the top one percent, but also offer policy … Continue reading

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The American Swastika In More Ways Than One

This weekend, a bunch of white people decided to rally at Stone Mountain, Georgia, to defend their heritage, which, according to them, includes the Confederate flag as well as a carving that celebrates Civil War soldiers–which was completed as a … Continue reading

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Antiracism and Action

John McWhorter, in “Antiracism, Our Flawed National Religion“, makes a very good point (boldface mine): For example, in the “Conversation” about race that we are so often told we need to have, the tacit idea is that black people will … Continue reading

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Social Justice Tuba

If nothing else, this superb trolling of a Klan rally makes me want to learn how to play the tuba (watch at least the first 0:45):

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The Republicans’ Difficult Choice

I’m glad the Democrats forced this choice, but it indicates just how far the Republicans have fallen (boldface mine): House Republicans were forced to pull a controversial spending bill on Thursday because too many lawmakers wanted to preserve the Confederate … Continue reading

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Listening While Ashkenazi

Dear David Brooks, Your Friday column-cum-letter to Ta-Nehisi Coates has shocked me and led me to reconsider and reflect. In particular, I wonder how Yale would let someone like you piss away a course’s worth of student tuition by letting … Continue reading

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