The Broken Mirror: Intersectionality and the Loss of the Universal

The ‘disarticulation’ of class results in the loss of the possibility of a structural and therefore truly radical critique of capitalism and instead a billion and one private, individualized and antagonistic identities are unleashed. by Tony McKenna  edited by O Society August 15, 2019 Intersectionality is something of a buzzword, both revered and ridiculed. The … Continue reading The Broken Mirror: Intersectionality and the Loss of the Universal

What the Hell is Intersectionality?

Intersectionality What does it mean and does hearing this word make you go berserk? https://youtu.be/Qj1RS9vHcsw by O Society August 15, 2019 In all seriousness, I believe intersectionality refers to the additive effects of being in multiple identity politics groups. For example, women are discriminated against, maybe even hated by misogynists. Black people are discriminated against, … Continue reading What the Hell is Intersectionality?

Necessary to the Security of a Free State

by Angelo Guisado  edited by O Society August 13, 2019 On April 16, 2019, a video surfaced depicting a group of armed white males detaining at gunpoint a large group of purported migrants. Operating in the pitch black of night somewhere in New Mexico, these individuals kidnapped and held captive dozens of Latinx individuals, many … Continue reading Necessary to the Security of a Free State

1500 + 1 Posts: A Woman Needs a Man Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle

by O Society August 1, 2019 Our conversation begins here regarding the idiom: "Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” ^ This ^ one sounds like an identity politics idiom to me because it … Continue reading 1500 + 1 Posts: A Woman Needs a Man Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle

The Real Reason So Many Republicans Love Israel? Their Own White Supremacy.

by Peter Beinart edited by O Society July 31, 2019 wypipologist If you listened earlier this month to Republican responses to Donald Trump’s call for Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley to “go back” to the “places from which they came,” you noticed something odd. Trump’s defenders kept mentioning Israel. “They hate … Continue reading The Real Reason So Many Republicans Love Israel? Their Own White Supremacy.

America Through Nazi Eyes

At the bus station in Durham, North Carolina, May 1940. (Photo by Jack Delano via Library of Congress.) The most radical Nazis were the most aggressive champions of U.S. law. Where the fascist found the U.S. example lacking, it was because they thought it was too harsh by Omer Aziz edited by O Society July … Continue reading America Through Nazi Eyes

They look white but say they’re black: a small town in Ohio wrestles with race

"Meanwhile, Halsey poked and prodded the beast of public opinion: When she tweeted about her bipolar disorder, was she destigmatizing mental illness or romanticizing it? Was it right that she called herself a black woman (her father is black) but passed as a white one? And a sexy dance with another woman on The Voice … Continue reading They look white but say they’re black: a small town in Ohio wrestles with race