“Better than Trump” isn’t the same as “better.”
For eight or nine centuries the doctorate of philosophy was eminently respectable, while the practice of medicine was still developing.
This will get us started. Did I leave anything out?
What can I say that won’t be proof of my privilege? Let’s be honest: right now, and in the near future, I get to be privileged white man on parade.
This might be a good moment to break out your New Testament, review the parts in red, and consider the unsettling possibility that Jesus meant what he said.
You at the Times … you’ve got something orange on your face. No, down a little, on your chin…
Did the cops take forever because they were incompetent or because they were okay with brown people carving up other brown people?
If the people with all the money are so rarely good human beings, it says something dire about the system that produces them and it has pointed implications for policy reform.
The people who want to keep us alive are as much at fault as the people who lock kids in cages and think Nazis are very fine people and who don’t care if we live or die. What was it Hunter said?
When you say things like “people dying is unfortunate, but this destruction of property is unacceptable” instead of “property damage is unfortunate, but the killing of innocent people is unacceptable” … what should we think?
The issue isn’t whether you respect Black Lives Matter. It isn’t whether you respect the Police. It’s whether the Police believe all are equal under the law.