Category Archives: inequality

Charlottesville and the Crisis of Identity and Tribalism in America

I’ve given a great deal of thought to the events that went down in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12th, when the now infamous “Unite the Right” rally degenerated into a street fight as police stood by and did nothing. We … Continue reading

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What Do People Mean When They Say I Want My Country Back?

Author’s Note: In light of the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, I’ve chosen to republish my essay dated March 29, 2015, originally entitled “What Do Conservatives Mean When They Say “I Want My Country Back?” Minor revisions have been made … Continue reading

Posted in American History, Civil Rights, Democracy, Equal Rights, History, inequality, North Carolina, Racism | 7 Comments

The ‘many sides’, of the RWNJs’ phantom enemies

By ann summers YouTube Video The only reason for an American to hold a Nazi flag is if it has been captured in battle. pic.twitter.com/g44h8PSZyd — Senor O (@TKOastIsBack) August 12, 2017 Like Joe McCarthy’s ‘reds under your bed’, the … Continue reading

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Pilot Fish and Zombies: G20 and why Trumpian Mad Cows have eaten our brains

By ann summers The pilot fish is sometimes used as a metaphor or simile; “they are like the pilot fish to the shark, serving to lead him to his victim”. Pilot fish are also used as a metaphor or simile … Continue reading

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America’s Begging Bowl Society – Why is the richest nation in the world the most heartless to its own people?

On April 30, 2016, I escorted my wife to a charitable dinner where she was one of the principal speakers.  She was there to tell her story in order to generate donations for The Hochstein School of Music and Dance. … Continue reading

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Ivanka’s Loser Dad, Lord Dampnut, will fail at most trade negotiations

   By ann summers  Not exactly “self-improving global culturalism” because nativist claptrap… and stealing migrant underpants Retweet and tell your friends to join the resistance. pic.twitter.com/m1qZG0Wceh — Rogue POTUS Staff (@RoguePOTUSStaff) February 8, 2017 GREEDO ALWAYS DRAWS FIRST because Lord … Continue reading

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Buddhism and violence

  By ann summers “All problems must be solved through dialogue, through talk. The use of violence is outdated, and never solves problems.”[61][62] http://www.lionsroar.com/… Many Asian Buddhists may hold views that clash with Western visions of religious pluralism. For many … Continue reading

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