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Neoliberalism: An Introduction, And A Warning

Neoliberalism breeds apathy in those who are served well by it. When neoliberals are comfortable in their “normal,” they accept the mistreatment and oppression of others.  If you’re on Twitter—especially leftist Twitter—you’ve likely heard the term “neoliberalism” before. This ideology is so pervasive in settler colonial/western European society and politics that it’s almost always left...

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How Do We Black Queer Folks Talk About Jussie Smollett?

We were right in our willingness to believe Jussie’s initial account, given the propensity of white violence and the dystopian reality QTBIPOC live in. This morning, Jussie Smollett turned himself in for arrest and was charged by the Chicago PD with filing a false police report. In January, the “Empire” actor and singer allegedly sustained injuries in what he described...