Archive for June, 2020

White Privilege

Thanks in part to recent police atrocities, increasing numbers of white Americans are apparently coming to awareness of the pervasiveness of anti-black racism in our society and of the burdens it places on African Americans. A phrase that comes up ...

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Pushing Biden

I just sent in my mail-in vote in the New York State Democratic primary.  I voted for a loser. We know, of course, that Joe Biden will be the Democratic nominee for president, but I voted for my favorite, Elizabeth ...

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Will they be serving Kool-Aid?

CNN reports: Attendees of President Donald Trump’s upcoming rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, must agree not to sue the campaign if they contract coronavirus. Rallygoers are asked to RSVP to gain admission to the event and by registering, they must agree ...

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The Politics of Protest 2020

The widespread protests in response to the murder of George Floyd represent the best of America, but I’m no less impressed and heartened by the breadth of popular support they enjoy.  According to a Reuters poll, 64 % of adults ...

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