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yolande-barial's picture
Sep.14.2011
When I was writing about the wisdom of my father on August 23rd I googled his name to make sure that I had the dates of his birth and his death correct. My father’s name popped up in association with a book, Black Sailor, White Navy, I clicked on it and the book cover popped up. It was a the face...
tim-wise's picture
Aug.18.2010
This is the second part of a two-part series on racism on the right and left of the United States' political/ideological spectrum. Part one, which can be found here, provided the reader with a working definition of racism, and then explored how racism at both the ideological and institutional...
tim-wise's picture
Aug.02.2010
Memo to Ross Douthat: Sometimes, people fact-check. One of the perks of being an op-ed columnist, as Douthat is--he being the resident conservative essayist at the New York Times--is that you can say pretty much anything you like. It's your opinion, after all, so the standards of accuracy to which...
tim-wise's picture
Jul.30.2010
In this summer of white resentment, one would think it sufficient to have to suffer through the daily droning of Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, and the rest of the crew at Fox News, or perhaps the dishonest machinations of professional liar and fear-pimp Andrew Breitbart. What with their endless claims...
antonio-daniels's picture
May.11.2010
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May.11.2010
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michael-boehm's picture
May.14.2009
  The polarization of America's news media was supposed to have ceased with the dawn of the Obama era.  With Fox on the right and CNN on the left, the media establishment was racing away from the center faster than the Milky Way fleeing from the Big Bang.  The presidential election was...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Jan.20.2009
As I rode BART home from work today, I looked at a few young men---African-Americans with baggy pants and banger attitude. My impulse was to wax poetic. I wanted to shake them and say---"hey, homes, we got ourselves a black man in the White House!   Guess I won't be hearing the "N"...
raul-ramos-y-sanchez's picture
Oct.15.2008
Every four years, presidential candidates try to convince us that the next election is the most critical in U.S. history. “Our nation is at a crossroads” the politicians are fond of intoning. This year, however, that tattered cliché is actually true. A win by John McCain would elect our first...