Multiracial Whiteness

     “Whiteness” is posited as the underlying evil of American, and Western, society because it creates a “system of oppression” that “privileges” White people by oppressing non-White people. And what better example of that, according to a Washington Post op-ed, than “multiracial whiteness”!

“Trump, by contrast, knows nothing of the history of Latinos in the United States and rarely even pretends to find value in Latinos’ distinct identities. Rather than offering his non-White voters recognition, Trump has offered them multiracial whiteness.”

     This so-called “multicultural whiteness” seems to value people as individuals, and offers a lack of racial discrimination by making race an irrelevancy. The typical rejoinder is that by ignoring race we are blinded to how a society is some big insidious plot to oppress some people due to their by… not treating them differently due to their race.

This is what White supremacy looks like according to the Left.

“Rooted in America’s ugly history of white supremacy, indigenous dispossession and anti-blackness, multiracial whiteness is an ideology invested in the unequal distribution of land, wealth, power and privilege — a form of hierarchy in which the standing of one section of the population is premised on the debasement of others. Multiracial whiteness reflects an understanding of whiteness as a political color and not simply a racial identity — a discriminatory worldview in which feelings of freedom and belonging are produced through the persecution and dehumanization of others.”

     Yet not having racial supremacy, dispossession, or anti-whateverness is somehow creating racial heirarchies?

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News of the Week (January 24th, 2021)

 

News of the Week for Jan. 24th, 2021


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Looking Back Upon The Life Of Margaret Thatcher

     It has been nearly eight years since we lost Margaret Thatcher, AKA the “Iron Lady”, who aptly demonstrate one could have grace, poise, and charm, and still more balls than most male politicians put together (those balls being the balls of James Callaghan, Michael Foot, Neil Kinnock, and a plethora of Argentine generals).

     Peter Robinson interviewed Margaret Thatcher’s official biographer Charles Moore in a retrospective of this amazing woman.

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Quick Takes – Green Totalitarianism: Gaia Jugend; Climate Emergency as Medicine; Slave Labor for Gaia

Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.

     The focus this time: Everything within Gaia; nothing outside Gaia; nothing against Gaia

     First, a little mood music:

     Carrying on…

     The totalitarian youth brigade love them some totalitarianism… for Gaia of course.

“Melati and Isabel are part of a growing phalanx of young people determined to shape Earth’s future, alongside Greta Thunberg, who started the Fridays for Future school climate strikes, and Felix Finkbeiner, who created Plant for the Planet more than a decade ago, aged nine.

“At the heart of YOUTHTOPIA is a changemaker programme based on the sisters’ belief that every young person can make a difference, even if they might not know how.

“Young people are hungry to understand how they can get out there on the front lines, according to Melati.…

“‘We’re at the most important tipping point in human history, and we do not have the luxury of time. As young changemakers, we really embody this. We see this in our everyday work where we work with all levels of society to change behaviours and mindset. It’s an everyday battle to challenge the comfort of the status quo.’”

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     The “Model State Constitution” has been around, with revisions, for 100 years now.  As someone who used to read current and former state constitutions for fun and relaxation, I’ve found the “model” constitution to be lacking and not especially good as restraining abuse of power as other current or state constitutions, or provisions thereof.

     A few years ago I toyed around with the idea of working collaboratively with others to put together a conservative model state constitution.

     I’m thinking of trying to do so again.

     If you think that this’d be interesting, let me know.

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Pronoun Madness in British Columbia Courts

     In a criminal or civil court, lying tends to be severely punishable; in criminal or civil court going against a judge’s will and committing contempt of court also tends to be severely punishable. In British Columbia courts, people will be expected to proffer their “pronouns” with the expectation that these “pronouns” as well as preferred titles be used to avoid having to make “corrections”.

“In an effort to be more inclusive of transgender people, the Provincial Court of B.C. has created a new policy asking lawyers to provide pronouns when introducing themselves and their clients in court.

“While some lawyers have already started including pronouns in their introductions, the court will now expect everyone to share how they wish to be referred to.

“In a press release, the provincial court provided an example of such an introduction: ‘My name is Ms. Jane Lee, spelled L-E-E. I use she/her pronouns. I am the lawyer for Mx. Joe Carter who uses they/them pronouns.’ (Mx. is a gender-neutral title.)

“The policy was announced by Chief Judge Melissa Gillespie in a notice to lawyers and the public on Wednesday.

“The court said the policy change will improve the experiences of gender diverse people in the legal system and would help avoid confusion and the need for corrections when someone is misgendered.”

     How do you even pronounce “Mx.”?


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Education Organizing Community Gathering

     An initiative or program entitled “Education Organizing Community Gathering” sure does sound innocuous enough, but you know that even something that sounds innocuous isn’t when it turns out to be a “Critical Analysis Tool” proffered by the “Vermont Coalition for Ethnic & Social Equity in Schools”.

     This “Critical Analysis Tool” outright says that “Critical Thinking” isn’t “thinking carefully”, but rather defines it as “uncovering power hierarchies for the purpose of changing oppressive systems” and presumes that pre-determined “oppressive systems” are there and that it is just a matter of finding them and confirming one’s bias. It further defines “Critical Analysis” not as an actual analysis of anything but that is involves making “a plan, idea, or action more just and equitable”.

     This presentation was created by one Hannah Miller, a “science educator”, with nothing more than a bachelor of arts in biology (not even a bachelor of science!).

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News of the Week (January 17th, 2021)

 

News of the Week for Jan. 17th, 2021


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The Woke Indoctrination Of 8 Year Olds

     The indoctrination by government of Critical Race Theory is not limited to bullying adults: A Cupertino elementary school is bullying eight year old kids into peak wokeness and forcing the youthful “oppressors” to check their privilege with intersectional critical theory! Christopher Rufo yet again has obtained documents from this indoctrination.

     With the exception of the “Kyriarchs” who have nothing but “oppressor” traits, everyone else can claim “victimhood” status, but also be an “oppressor”.

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Quick Takes – Woke Medicine: Vaccines As Social Justice; Racism As A Disease; Discrimination As Healthcare

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.

     The focus this time: Societal Bloodletting

     First, a little mood music:

     Carrying on…

     Such is the devotion to “equity” that some people are willing to see “incorrect” populations die to achieve it.

“As if we needed another reason to lose faith in the expert class, here is a medical ethicist in the New York Times discussing the CDC’s rollout of the coronavirus vaccine:

‘Harald Schmidt, an expert in ethics and health policy at the University of Pennsylvania, said that it is reasonable to put essential workers ahead of older adults, given their risks, and that they are disproportionately minorities. “Older populations are whiter,” Dr. Schmidt said. “Society is structured in a way that enables them to live longer. Instead of giving additional health benefits to those who already had more of them, we can start to level the playing field a bit.”’

“This is what happens when ‘science’ and the racial identitarianism of the modern intellectual Left collide. ‘Historically,’ says the Times, the committees tasked with deciding this sort of thing relied on ‘scientific evidence to inform its decisions.’ Nowadays, members are ‘weighing social justice concerns as well.’ It would be merely obscene if ethics professors were theorizing about saving — or, rather, not saving — lives based on race. How long before half-baked social science is being used by technocrats in positions of power and influence to ration medical care? You know who else is a ‘medical ethicist’ at the University of Pennsylvania? Ezekiel Emanuel, a Biden adviser on medical issues, who believes human beings are bits of GDP that have no real purpose once they hit a creaky 75 (with an exception made, no doubt, for the 78-year-old president-elect). Emanuel and Schmidt, in fact, co-authored a textbook titled, ‘Rationing and Resource Allocation in Healthcare.’”

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