Category: Racism

I am shocked, shocked to find a racist Republican

The Republican Party hasn’t come to terms with doesn’t have a problem with racism (via The Hill): Georgia Republican Rep. Lynn Westmoreland used the racially-tinged term “uppity” to describe Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama Thursday. Westmoreland was discussing vice presidential nominee…

Dear Rush Limbaugh

Go fuck yourself: LIMBAUGH: He’s — it’s — to me, it is striking how unqualified Obama is and how this whole thing came about with, within the Democrat Party. I think it really goes back to the fact that nobody…

South Central Farm to Forever 21?

This just in: Turns out the former site of the South Central Farm – where low-income, indigenous/immigrant Latino farmers grew food in the midst of a toxic industrial area for 14 years before being evicted two summers ago in one…

Blast from the Recent Past

Since the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival just passed and many people have been writing online about that many-years-running debacle/struggle, I thought I’d link to an oldie-but-goodie, Emi Koyama’s “Whose Feminism Is It, Anyway? The Unspoken Racism of the Trans Inclusion…

Esmin Green

If this story doesn’t disgust you, I don’t know what will: It was a nightmare captured on surveillance video. A woman who had waited nearly 24 hours to be seen in a Brooklyn public hospital collapsed, fell face-down on the…

The Last Straw

So we’ve all heard the rumors: Obama is a Muslim. Obama isn’t American. Obama hearts terrorists (and gives terrorist fist-jabs). Obama is too black. Obama is not black enough. Obama is a thug. Michelle Obama is Barack Obama’s baby-mama. Obama…