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Annalee Newitz writes that “[w]hether Avatar is racist is a matter of debate,” but it isn’t: the film is racist. Its fundamental narrative logic is racist: it transposes the cultural politics of Westerns (in which the Native Americans are animists who belong to a more primitive race) onto an interplanetary conflict and then assuages the […]

The end of something

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On November 5, 2008

Race in America has always seemed to me like the terrible secret at the end of Chinatown, that isn’t really a secret at all. Forget it, Jake . . . Anyway. Share

Ugly

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On June 21, 2008
A few months ago, I foolishly claimed that Pat Oliphant could never get away with open racism comparable to his misogyny. I was certainly mistaken. (Latter link via Ez.) Share

Not a Newsflash

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On May 20, 2008

Reproductive healthcare in prisons in the U.S. sucks. First, there were prisons that were refusing to allow pregnant inmates to get abortions, even when the women could pay for the procedures themselv

NY Prisons & Race Event

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On April 13, 2008
For all you NYC-based LGM-ers, here’s information about a great event coming up this Thursday at NYU (organized by the Wagner School of Public Policy). I won’t be there as bean, sadly, will be in class. But hope some of you will go and report back. Here’s the info: The American Constitution Society, Wagner Student […]

Silver Platter

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On March 13, 2008

In light of the too-late resignation of Clinton campaign Senior Adviser For Race-Baiting Gerry Ferraro, it’s worth highlighting this about New York’s new governor: With Spitzer announcing

The Candidate of Reagan

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On December 27, 2007
Shorter Verbatim Ron Paul: “Given the inefficiencies of what D.C. laughingly calls the “criminal justice system,” I think we can safely assume that 95% of the black males in that city are semi-criminal or entirely criminal. If similar in-depth studies were conducted in other major cities, who doubts that similar results would be produced? We […]
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