“We Need to Talk” about people leaving the Democratic Party with the #walkaway campaign

“We Need to Talk” about people leaving the Democratic Party with the #walkaway campaign July 12, 2018 02:15 PM EDT By Devon Smith In an political landscape that is increasingly filled with violent rhetoric, a new movement is brewing. Frustrated by the animosity and fear mongering that Brandon Straka, formerly a devout liberal, says seemsContinue reading ““We Need to Talk” about people leaving the Democratic Party with the #walkaway campaign”

My Trauma is Not Your Thought Experiment: On Oppressive Empathy

This article made me nauseous.  A white man had the nerve to make a positive observation regarding the plight of a woman of color and instead of welcoming the dialogue and politely correcting any of his misplaced perceptions, you instead immediately put him down in a racist and pretentious hissy fit.   The author has theContinue reading “My Trauma is Not Your Thought Experiment: On Oppressive Empathy”

My Trauma is Not Your Thought Experiment: On Oppressive Empathy

Originally posted on At The Intersection:
When it comes to anti-oppression work, I have a problem with empathy. Or rather, I have problem with the ways in which people with privilege and power enact so-called empathy. The ways in which it always seems to demand a centering of their thoughts, feelings, emotions, and experiences in a…

Why Democrats Who Hate Trump Because of His Immigration Policies Have Zero Credibility & No Ground To Stand on.

Democrats who hate Trump constantly bring up hisv stance on immigration and blame him for putting children in cages.  They confidently take this stance despite the simple fact that Clinton and Obama had immigration stances that were just as hardlined and strict as Trumps policies .  The separation of children from their parents or theContinue reading “Why Democrats Who Hate Trump Because of His Immigration Policies Have Zero Credibility & No Ground To Stand on.”

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