Tag Archives: white privilege

Chris Hedges | James Baldwin and the Meaning of Whiteness

Whiteness is a dangerous concept. It is not about skin color. It is not even about race. It is about the willful blindness used to justify white supremacy.

Water Activists, Your White Privilege Is Showing

Right now in the Central Valley of California, where I live, millions of individuals are subjected to toxic water and air. They are either exhausted from fighting the white supremacist structure in the environmental justice space or by explaining to individuals with white privilege that the drought is not necessarily the biggest water crisis for millions of people of color and low-income communities in California.

Mnar Muhawesh | War, Media, Propaganda: Muslims As ‘Other’ — A Personal Narrative of Islamophobia

Muhawesh: Take the Iraq War, for example, which is many things to different people. If we look at Hollywood war porn propaganda movies like “American Sniper,” the Iraq War was a patriotic mission defending American freedoms and values. Even though the movie was released, 12 years after 9/11, the producers attempted to insult our intelligence by rewriting the U.S. destruction of Iraq by tying 9/11 to Saddam Hussein, to justify that war.

Video> Chris Hedges “Brace Yourself! The American Empire Is Over & The Descent Is Going To Be

Chris Hedges “Brace Yourself! The American Empire Is Over & The Descent Is Going To Be Horrible” An informative video:  The empire of consumption.  The fall of the empire.  Serving the interests of the corporate state.  Betrayal of working people in America.  Deregulation of the FCC.    Destruction of banking system.  Indefinite detention.  Reagan, Clinton, […]