Saturday, July 4, 2020

Writing as Resistance

Doomed writers buried their accounts of the Warsaw ghetto in the hope that they could teach whoever unearthed the documents about good, evil, indifference and the importance of the truth as an act of resistance. They have left us a trove of papers on how to construct a life of meaning.

Carmelo Anthony Issues A Powerful Plea To Fellow Athletes In The Wake Of Violence

"We can't worry about what endorsements we gonna lose or going to look at us crazy."

Media complicity is key to blacklisting websites

In media and government, the journalists and officials who enable blacklisting are cravenly siding with conformity instead of democracy.

P. G. T. Beauregard

A white Confederate general can learn from experience that it does society better to recognize the equality of minority races.

Facebook is not playing fair

The problem with Facebook is that it established so-called “Community Standards,” and it uses these “standards” to censor posts by its members and then block them for a few days or a month from further posting.

2020: The year anti-fascists became terrorists

When police in Buffalo pushed an elderly man to the ground during a Black Lives Matter protest, cracking his skull in the process, the president went on Twitter to rhetorically ask whether the injured man was, in fact, part of “Antifa”.

The social impact of the Second Amendment

The state should be permitted to disarm its citizens to the extent it judges necessary to protect its own strength to protect its society.

Racism: Are we all prejudice?

Prejudice then is a form of conditioning; it is discrimination or bias unconsciously expressed in varying degrees, fueling hurtful destructive patterns of behavior and social division.

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.
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Five black & brown men have been recently found hanged in public. Were some...

“They deserve a full investigation and given the context of this history … that we look at them more than three days, and then that they are looked at as a whole.”