Tag Archives: White Supremacy

Not Wanted

fIt was a good day for the television to go out. Something happened inside the cable box – everything switched to the Emergency Alert System screen, or a portion of it, with no sound, just as the president was sneering … Continue reading

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A Bewildered Nation

After college, everyone has had a few odd jobs, and that’s doubly true for philosophy majors. It was the late sixties, and the philosophy major in question found himself in New York, working as a page on the Tonight Show … Continue reading

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Racist Bones

White supremacy isn’t something awful that happened in the past, it’s one of the central organizing forces in American life – but that can’t be. We have a black president, and endless white folks have said, over and over, decade … Continue reading

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Losing It

As a rule, liberals don’t collect knick-knacks. It’s a matter of temperament. The need to hang onto souvenirs – ticket stubs from some odd concert long ago or the old high school letter-sweater or that special Christmas tree ornament – … Continue reading

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