Tag Archives: violence

A Quick Word on Hope Hicks and DV in general

Hope Hicks has now resigned from her position as Communications Director for the WH. About a month ago, there was intense focus on her relationship with Rob Porter following the public disclosure by two of Porter’s former partners. According to … Continue reading

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Over It: The Oppression Olympics

Down in Rio, the 2016 Summer Olympics are underway. Meanwhile, in Cyber Land, another type of Olympics are well underway and have been for decades. These would be the Oppression Olympics, a “competition” of sorts in which groups of oppressed … Continue reading

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Supremacy, not privilege

There are so many disturbing aspects to the recent outcome of the former Stanford student, Brock Turner’s brutal attack on a young woman. That the rapist received light consequences, considering the vileness of his crime. That the judge seemed more … Continue reading

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When we no longer justify violence then we can know peace

What happened in Paris on Friday is disturbing, depressing, devastating and terrifying. It’s enough to make anyone feel terror and outrage. When the unthinkable happens, it’s normal to have all different feelings and thoughts, whether they be anger, horror, grief … Continue reading

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A Privileged White Girl Talks Police and Why White People Don’t Get It

It’s been awhile, I know! But I’m back to discuss the most recent incident of police brutality against young people of color, particularly young African Americans.. Of course I’m talking about the black high school student in South Carolina who was brutally … Continue reading

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F*ck that… or, let’s talk about layers

This heartbreakingly real piece from the Guardian about the reported words from the terrorist in yesterday’s massacre in Charleston triggered a visceral reaction in me. Whereas before I was shocked and saddened now I am livid too. So let’s talk about layers… … Continue reading

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On The Importance of Recognizing Intersection

The most recent news story of white police officer brutality against unarmed black civilians really highlights, to me, the importance of intersectional feminism. In case you’re unsure which instance I’m referring to, it’s the one from this past weekend in McKinley, … Continue reading

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