Category Archives: Social Justice

Rethinking Privilege; Pursuing Justice

I have written and rewritten this article more times than I have for any other article, because what I say here is sensitive but critical, so I want to make sure I say it right: privilege, and the narrative which … Continue reading

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In which I repeatedly smash my face on my desk concerning Hobby Lobby, SCOTUS & the RFRA

The problem here is not with the courts but the law. Continue reading

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Is There Anything Good About Patriarchy?

I have been hanging around in the blogosphere with a different sort of crowd since I joined The Despised Ones. Oftentimes, I am learning a new vocabulary as I try to step into discussing new and challenging issues. One such … Continue reading

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Starting a War: Racism in Falwell’s Fight Against Drugs

Religious Conservatives Kick Off the War on Drugs When the Reagan administration turned up the heat on the drug war in 1980s, he had behind him a very religious, very powerful interest group: Jerry Falwell’s Moral Majority. The Moral Majority … Continue reading

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What if They Were Drugs? The War on Black People

My emotions work more like a slow boil than an explosion. In the wake of the Zimmerman verdict, my analysis of racism on Monday was my honest, if somewhat dispassionate, opinion of where we are as a country, and it … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished? Racism in Present-Day America

If you want a commentary on the Trayvon Martin case, this is not it. The situation was terrible, and we should mourn the loss of life. I understand that many want to read about the case, though, so go read … Continue reading

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A Philosophy of Solidarity

Though my last post was already a contribution to The Despised Ones’┬ásynchroblog on the subject of solidarity and social justice, a good deal of my current philosophical exploration was pertinent, and so I have decided to write another much more … Continue reading

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