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Trump Exposes Phony Republicans' True Colors

The National Interest, August 15, 2016

–Commentary by Ying Ma

Establishment Republicans won’t stop saying or doing stupid things this election season. One after another, they have declared their hatred for Donald Trump or endorsed Hillary Clinton. 90 more words

U.S. Foreign Policy

60 years of women’s activism in South Africa: from the 1956 Women’s March to #RememberKhwezi

Women stand in small groups, sometimes even alone, silently holding placards: “REJECT SLUMS, SQUATTERS, GROUP AREAS BILLS” and “RELEASE OR CHARGE ALL DETAINEES”. People pass and stare, sometimes yelling angrily, or spit on them, or even driving up on the pavement to try and run them over. 1,879 more words

Racial Politics

"Let me tell you how you feel"

“Why are most of the animals in ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ male?” asked a female reviewer.

I thought that was a good question. It’s not like there was a plot reason to have the characters male. 216 more words

Entertainment

Persons, Not Categories

In the face of yet another story of police brutality, in the face of a chilling story in Dallas of brutality against the police; in the face of an attack on a night club in Orlando that styles itself as a haven for gays (to use their label, not mine); and in the face of what seems to be a rising tide of civil unrest these days, there is understandably a great deal of concern about the state of society. 1,565 more words

At Random

Unexpected voices of reason

“A few perpetrators of evil do not represent us,” the politician said. “They do not control us. The blame lies with the people who committed these vicious acts, and no one else.” 170 more words

Racial Politics