Today’s article will be a departure from the usual Sunday format in that I will consider multiple incidents and go back two weeks instead of focusing only on the one just ended.
I am neither a wealthy nor powerful man. However since I was born in America with white skin I’ve benefited from white privilege my entire life. Unless there is a colossal change in American culture between here and the end of this journey I will continue to be the beneficiary of it. That doesn’t mean I should be ignorant of or indifferent to the life others must endure or their ancestors endured. Reading is one way to gain some of that knowledge. Let’s explore. Continue reading Delivering White Privilege From Ignorance
Today is Christmas Day which has evolved into pretty much a secular holiday in America but is still the traditional time to give gifts. At tellthetruthonthem.com there is a mythical tree under which there are some gifts for progressives. Let’s take a peek. Continue reading Under The 2020 Christmas Tree
When I talk to young people I tell them if by the time they are forty years old when they look in the mirror if they don’t see their best teacher they did something wrong. I’m not going to sell math short and I agree with the emphasis put on STEM but reading is far and away the most important academic skill. Basically, if you can read you can teach yourself almost anything. Continue reading Last Minute Gift? Give Knowledge
I just added Malcolm Nance’s The Plot To Betray America to the Recommended Reading list. This is the third installment in Nance’s trilogy about foreign interference in our democracy and Trump’s conspiracy/complicity in it. All three are equally worth your time and tend to predict future news events.