I’m Not White. Get Smart About Race.

I’m Not White. Get Smart About Race.

I’m not white. Sure my skin tone is what people today call “white”. It’s really more pinkish, given my ancestry, although that doesn’t fit the simplistic speaking patterns of 2021. But to assume you know much of meaning about me by my skin tone is to be – how...

Conservatism vs. Populism

“If you’re young and not liberal, you don’t have a heart. If you’re grown up and not conservative, you don’t have a brain”. This used to be the amusing, if not descriptive, saying that was repeated about the left and right....

Groups vs. Individuals

Have you heard the phrase “Identity Politics”? Look it up on Wikipedia, although the article is disputed. The basic idea is that to gain power, politicians, social activists and those that make their living by dividing society use group identification as...