Topic | white nationalism

Clinton v. Trump: What If & What Do We Do?

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There’s been a lot of speculation about what will happen if Trump is elected. Less discussed, but no less consequential is what will happen if Clinton is elected. This past summer, a group of progressive activists were gathered from across the country at White Salmon, Washington by ChangeLab, a national racial justice thought laboratory, to […]

What the Bundy Acquittal Can Teach Us About Race

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Some days it’s hard to be an Oregonian. Yesterday became one of those days when an all-white jury in Portland, the whitest major city in the U.S., acquitted the Bundy militia, the group that staged an armed takeover and illegal occupation of a federal wildlife refugee in Burns, Oregon last winter. The Bundy militia became […]

Identity Politics, the Brexit Vote, and the American Election

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What went down in England yesterday was a surprise to a whole lot of pundits and political analysts. Many of them missed the mark, believing the Leave side of the Brexit vote would fail. Obviously, it didn’t. Why the surprise? I think they underestimated the power of identity politics. All politics is identity politics. Identity is the […]

McCain’s War

A video of a town hall meeting in Arizona led by Sen. John McCain has been making the rounds lately. I’m sure you’ve seen it, but in case you haven’t, here’s a link. You may prefer to simply avoid all the arguing, especially since it’s over a bunch of lies. If so, allow me to […]