Welcome to the Oppression Olympics! Here are some of the events you can watch, courtesy of the Google search engine: Which Is Worse? Racism, or Sexism, or Asking Which Is Worse?Sexism Is Worse Than RacismDo victims of racism or sexism suffer more? I don’t get why people get in stupid debates about whether racism or […]
In a recent letter to the San Francisco Chronicle, someone named David Ferris wrote Unfortunately, during the 2000-05 recovery, immigrants – both legal and illegal – got the jobs that should have gone to the youngest and poorest Americans. If we don’t make every effort to ensure that any jobs created go to our own […]
Of course not all of the Obama hate is race-related, but a good deal of it is, and here’s a great example: Secret Service probes anti-Obama message at Lakeville golf course What Carter was wrong about was thinking it’s all about the South. This was in Massachusetts.
Discussions of racism and sexism (or any *ism, really) in mixed company can easily become heated, especially if some people in the discussion try to combat the notion that we are “all in the same boat.” I don’t think the emotional charge of the discussion comes so much from what is being described as how […]
Examples When I was in high school, there were some people who didn’t understand why we had a Black Student Union and an Asian Student Union but no White Student Union. When I was in college, one time we were eating in the cafeteria, and a white male heterosexual friend of mine looked up at […]
Now that Obama has essentially become the Democratic nominee and we’ve been through all the accusations of racism and sexism throughout the Democratic primaries, I have to say that I really think this presidential race will be fair (mudslinging will occur on both sides, of course), but people will invoke race as a deciding factor […]