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Tag Archives: injustice
Why is Atlanta burning?
Originally posted on Charles write here:
When they ask you why Atlanta was burning last night, tell them it was an uprising. If you want a quick answer, you can quote the economist Thomas Piketty Every human society must justify…
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves, reblogged Tagged #BlackLivesMatter, injustice, justice, racism Leave a comment
Sunday Thoughts on Justice
Sunday Thoughts on Justice I keep coming back to what someone said last year. If something bad within a system persists over time, it stops being a bug and becomes a feature. Prison rape is no longer a bug; it’s … Continue reading
Posted in Inspiration, Philosophy, Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged Black Lives Matter, bugs, features, injustice, justice, killing, police, rape, shooting 2 Comments
Some Random Thoughts on Racism
One reason that Americans tend to think we have an exceptional country is our belief in the rugged individual. We look at other countries and we evaluate them against the standard of this notion of strong individuals. Perhaps, this individualism … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged America, history, injustice, justice, Race, racism, Truth, white supremacy 2 Comments
If you oppose a movement for justice because it doesn’t address the issues you want it to address, you’re still opposing a movement for justice. That makes you part of the injustice status quo. #BlackLivesMatter is not a definition of … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged #BlackLivesMatter, black lives, injustice, justice, justice movement, police, police brutality, status quo Leave a comment