Invisible Freedoms

It is the singular affliction of whiteness to suffer the slings and arrows of righteous indignation on the rare occasion its privileges are infringed by the power structures meant to secure them. High on the list of stuff white people don’t like is surveillance, at least when its traditional contours are involuted, the lidless eye […]

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Militarism’s Tea Party

Adding far more detail to what was discussed in the last post, “Justifying Corporate Welfare for the Military: What the Logic Sounds Like,” the following is Hugh Gusterson‘s article in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, published 29 October 2010. An open letter to the Tea Party BY HUGH GUSTERSON | 29 OCTOBER 2010 Congratulations […]

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Your Nation on White Privilege

Tim Wise has written a very scintillating essay titled, “This is Your Nation on White Privilege,” wherein he scours the current U.S. political landscape and finds the double standards of racist hypocrisy undergirding contemporary pretensions and selective blindness. For example, White privilege is when you can get pregnant at seventeen like Bristol Palin and everyone […]

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