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Ta-Nehisi on Kanye

In a document written by the most important American writer today (or ever) on the most important American topic today (or ever), the former accuses the latter of “championing a kind of a white freedom, freedom without consequence, freedom without criticism, freedom to be proud and ignorant… the freedom of rape buttons, pussy grabbers… the freedom of suburbs drawn with red lines, the white freedom of Calabasas” — … 131 more words

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Is Lactose Intolerance a Social Construct?

A local speaker rightly argues that “the government-issued food pyramid and related dietary guidelines have overlooked and misserved the country’s minorities through a series of decisions fairly subtle to the casual observer, but with a significant impact nonetheless” — … 137 more words

The Welcome Return of Dr. M

Welcome news of the “stunning political comeback 92-year-old Mahathir Mohamad – the former authoritarian leader – was sworn in as prime minister on Thursday” — …

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My Next Book and Surprises

Dear Friends,

I know that I have been away for some time and it looks like I may have abandoned the idea of writing or have forgotten about you. 600 more words

Natasha's Study

Great Yellow Hope?

“The latest wave of Chinese immigrants prefers colorblind meritocracy over victimhood-based affirmative action, at the expense of blacks and Hispanics,” writes Wesley Yang — Asian-Americans Can Blow Up America’s Racial Quota System. 144 more words

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"Conversations"

Paul Craig Roberts reminds us that “the only acceptable race conversation in the US is one in which white people accept the accusation that they are racist and offer to make amends” — … 380 more words

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