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Stephen Miller Represents A Much Larger Problem With White Society

Through normative race privilege, a white person is seen as “just human.” A white nationalist like Miller, thus, cannot be representative of white society. CW: mentions of racism/white supremacy and r/pe Stephen Miller, the senior advisor of policy for Donald Trump, is the architect of the first Trump administration travel ban or “Muslim ban” and...

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Billionaires, Bill Gates and The Scam That Is Philanthropy

Masquerading as a form of benevolence, philanthropy continues to be a useful form of tax evasion for the mega-wealthy actively fighting against true equity. Philanthropy is an anti-democratic institution that exists as a smokescreen and as the elite’s preferred private market mechanism to supposedly save the world from a variety of evils, in particular, poverty. ...

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David Koch Is Dead And It Is Perfectly Moral to Celebrate His Death

White people, as they exploit and uplift mechanisms of racism and white supremacy, have posited themselves as arbiters of morality. Last week, the explosive 2010 Jane Mayer investigative report on the covert operations of Charles and David Koch trended on The New Yorker. As an unfortunate yet learned reflex, derived from years of associating the...

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El Paso Shooter Represents White America And Its White Supremacist, Settler-Colonial Roots

The El Paso shooting should spur white Americans to reckon with their legacy of violence. Without it, white nationalists will continue onwards. Another day, another mass shooting. 22 people massacred in the crowded Walmart of Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, before which the shooter had released an anti-Latinx manifesto that alluded to a...

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Nancy Pelosi Is More Than Complicit In The Racism Inflicted Against Her Colleagues

White women like Pelosi pave the path from covert racism to audacious racism. White feminism is insidious, and that fact has been markedly demonstrated by Nancy Pelosi and her relentless criticism of a few progressive members of Congress — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib — all women of color.  White feminism...

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TIME Magazine and the Process of Revictimization

The simple act of featuring both Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh within the same pages shows how unwilling society is to dismantle r/pe culture. This essay contains mentions of r/pe, sexual assault, PTSD, and alcoholism This week TIME released their “100 Most Influential People of 2019” listicle, which included the likes of Jair Bolsonaro,...

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Chelsea Clinton and The Insidiousness of Islamophobia

It is an insidious iteration of white supremacy that vilifies Dweick while simultaneously positioning Clinton’s demeanor as that of a victim. Last Friday, Chelsea Clinton attended a New York University vigil in honor of the 50 victims of the white supremacist terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Clinton’s arrival was met by...