The Antifa/Snowball Effect

You don't have to be a radical leftist to protest injustice. Most people taking to the streets right now an not Antifa or even radicals. They are people with a justified sense of anger and a desire to do something about it. They are Real America!

Protests, Riots, and Discursive Bubbles

You agree with the protestors, you'll find plenty of examples on-line of protestors doing noble and heroic things. Think the protestors are nothing more than Antifa scum? You'll have this assumption reinforced when all of your friends post pictures and video of masked rioters breaking windows and flipping cars. Think the police are heroes? You'll get all kinds of footage of police being heroic. Think the police are fascist scum? Yeah. You'll be able to download outrageous acts of brutality.

What’s Wrong with Our Country?

LAW AND ORDER, TRUMPISM AND "US AGAINST THEM" Protests in the streets, mass shootings, police shootings, political gridlock. What in the world is wrong with our country? I hear this all the time. It's hard for a sociologist to answer. We have so many variables running through our brains, all of which we are, by training, locked... Continue Reading →

Notes from Vacation

In a society in which racism is imbued in our history, incorporated into our institutions and woven into our identities, Black Lives are "perceived" as being more threatening than are white lives. That's why Black Lives Matter.

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