It would seem the potential of a discussion of the racism inherent in our society, indeed what our society was literally built on, has become a debate on whether or not a flag should be taken down. All of the issues that are being talked about in the media that have to do with the […]Read more "The confederate flag debate farce. (Thoughts on the shooting in South Carolina part 2)"
While the media discusses the details of the shooting and whether or not it was a hate crime, or mental illness, or if he was a “lone wolf.” Other media – or “alternative” media – discusses how not calling it terrorism is a double standard, calling it mental illness belies the racism that the US […]Read more "Some thoughts on the recent chruch shooting in SC and the media."
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On May 21st police officer Ryan Donald shot Bryson Chaplin and Andre Thompson, two young African American men accused of attempting to steal beer from a local supermarket. One of them had apparently menaced him with a skateboard. Ryan shot him. They fled to nearby woods then reemerged and were both…