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Ferguson, a Different Day

It took a crazy week of photo’s, tweets, and ground-up response to get people to realize the situation, and create response to it. The result was the county police were replaced by the highway patrol (typically better trained); the military and … Continue reading

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The Varieties of Racism

The explosive situation in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson cannot but foment discussions of racism, here and in the past. On the one hand they don’t lynch people of color anymore. On the other hand pernicious discrimination is entrenched … Continue reading

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The Grand, New, American Police State

In case you wondered how the police got militarized, they didn’t ask the people if they wanted it. They took Homeland Security and other terrorist-war funds, and bipartisan fear, as permission to arm themselves for war at home. Vets have … Continue reading

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The Three Myths: PostSexism, PostRacism & PostPoverty

The desire to consider humanity has progressed feeds a blindness to issues remaining. Worse, this blindness makes people halt what progress there has been to a stasis of status quo complacency. If we are going to continue progress to allow freedom, equality, … Continue reading

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