Whites Talking to Whites: moving beyond anti-racism and privilege

* this is a section of a larger work which will be published in 2015. I think it was my junior year in college. I was already hot over something, I can’t remember what exactly now, but I know it was not a good time for me to be taught anything about privilege. I remember… Continue reading Whites Talking to Whites: moving beyond anti-racism and privilege

Where did your Privilege Come From? a response to Princeton’s white kid

So the internet is abuzz once again with the musing of another knucklehead that has misunderstood the workings of race, racism, and privilege—surprise, surprise. Time Magazine recently published Tal Fortgang’s op-ed entitled “Why I’ll Never Apologize for My White Male Privilege.” In it he explains that at Princeton, where he attends school, he has often… Continue reading Where did your Privilege Come From? a response to Princeton’s white kid

The Failure of Modern Liberalism

Liberal: believing that government should be active in supporting social and political change: relating to or supporting political liberalism I used to think of myself as a liberal. I remember canvassing for Alliance for a Better Minnesota during the gubernatorial election of 2006. While being nonpartisan it was widely understood that we supported the Democratic… Continue reading The Failure of Modern Liberalism