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Election Teachings

Shock; then grief. Or anger, then despair. These are the emotions reported by those who believed the polling, the mass media, the slanted *corporate-party line* in the months and weeks leading up to Election Day. If you felt them, you … Continue reading

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I Haven’t Ranted For Some Time

WE perpetuate beliefs instilled in us by this dominant culture, without really questioning what we are told. WE think that *homophobia* is a matter of personal prejudice. WE think that racism is also a matter of personal prejudice. WE think … Continue reading

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American Exceptionalism

Exceptionalism: the belief that we Americans have been blessed with some sort of gift that allows us to act with impunity by claiming to be only interested in the common good, in democracy and freedom, or in punishing those who … Continue reading

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We Are All Trayvon

Let’s call this what it is: a vigilante getting away with an extrajudicial execution. It is driven by institutionalized racism and abetted by our collective denial and rationalizing. The defense took less than three days to offer up an out … Continue reading

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