Tagged: global racism

Jamaicans – Out of Many

Jamaicans – Out of Many

Perhaps the most startling claim in that video Janice provided a couple of blogs ago is the assertion that there’s no such thing as a Jamaican. Really? I must be a figment of my...

Is Racism Contagious?

Is Racism Contagious?

  I lived in Canada for two decades before coming to America, and I was shocked to read a story this morning about a Canadian woman shouting racist slurs at an elderly Filipino couple on...

There’s No “Good Citizen” Gene, Mr. King

There’s No “Good Citizen” Gene, Mr. King

Iowa Congressman Steve King set off a tweet storm with his openly racist claim that “we can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies.” King was supporting Dutch politician Geert Wilder, (depicted at upper right) who...

“Identity Politics”? You Mean Racism?

“Identity Politics”? You Mean Racism?

I heard a conservative activist at the recent CPAC Conference promoting the concept of “identity politics.” No one in the media asked him to define the term. To  me, it sounds a lot like racism....

“Master Race” Fascism Reawakens

“Master Race” Fascism Reawakens

  You might think the world would never again tolerate the rise of “master race” fascism. Surely, mankind has learned from the Holocaust and the other terrors inflicted by the Nazis? But you might...

A Question of Race

A Question of Race

One of the principal driving forces behind the Trump phenomenon has been exposed for what it is – the fear that some ethnically European Americans have of losing their privileged place in society. This is...

Usain and the Illuminati

Usain and the Illuminati

  It’s been a while since I’ve heard the Illuminati conspiracy theory. You know, the one about a secret super-rich group actually controlling world politics? The belief has lurked in the shadows for many...

Miss America Choice Sparks Racist Rage

Miss America Choice Sparks Racist Rage

I confess that I am ambivalent about beauty contests. I know in my brain that these events promote a shallow, sexist view of womanhood, and I should be ashamed of myself for admiring the...

Russian Gesture Shows Racism is Global

Russian Gesture Shows Racism is Global

If you think racism is a uniquely American phenomenon, you should consider the strange behavior of Russian politician Irina Rodnin. The former Olympic figure skater posted a picture on Twitter of President Obama and...