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Segregation Now, Segregation Tomorrow…

October 28, 2012 by and tagged , ,

This country is about as residentially segregated now as it has always been: And the explanation for this deplorable state of affairs is developed in this long, but indispensable piece by Pro Publica that shows that residential desegregation was failure by design since the Nixon administration and pretty much every administration that has succeeded it. It is [...]

Posted in Institutional Racism, Public Policy, Racism | No Comments »

The Last Remaining Target of The Legitimation Crisis

October 28, 2012 by and tagged ,

One cannot criticize the military. That is the rule. The military is always perfect, composed only of heroes. Failures are always and ever political errors from ignorant civilians in government. Any criticism is seen as unpatriotic. This ideology is used as a baseball bat to cover political decisions implemented through military means. In this context, [...]

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