BLM at Six Years

Six years ago today, Eric Garner was brutally murdered by NYPD cops. Many people agree that the murder of Garner and the protests that rose up around the country (and the world) immediately afterwords marks the unofficial start of the modern Black Lives Matter movement. Continue reading BLM at Six Years

Does America Have a Race Issue? Pt 2.

In part one I made the claim that racist individuals exist, and that very little could be done to combat this. I argued that the solution lies in limiting our ever-expanding government. I believe both points to be true, however I must admit it is slightly unfair for me to place all the blame on the government and their operating agencies. After all, government is nothing more than a slightly skewed reflection of ourselves. Looking inward at ourselves, we see a host of problems that arise on a national level and disproportionately affect racial minorities. Continue reading Does America Have a Race Issue? Pt 2.

Why We Have to Talk About Race and Cancer

I ‘m very sympathetic to the idea of just dropping the conversation about race entirely. After all, it was an amazing vision that Martin Luther King Jr had when he conjectured, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” And while … Continue reading Why We Have to Talk About Race and Cancer

The Last of Us Part II: The Worst Video Game of All Time

I won’t have any direct spoilers, but this is a review about The Last of Us Part II. So, if you don’t want to hear anything at all about it, stop reading now! Before I really rip apart this shameful game, I really have to establish what makes good writing so good and bad writing so bad. It’s not a matter of preference, it is … Continue reading The Last of Us Part II: The Worst Video Game of All Time

Abolish the Prison Industrial Complex

The Prison Industrial Complex (PIC) is a complex system that uses police, the courts, and prisons to violently enforce the will of the political and economic elite. The PIC has a mutualistic relationship with racism and classism – the PIC depends on those evils to exist and expand, and the bigots and elites in society (and their enablers) use the PIC as a tool to advance their vile agenda. Continue reading Abolish the Prison Industrial Complex

In Opposition of the Term “White Privilege”

This article is a rebuttal to another article, In Defense of the Term “White Privilege” by our Editor Ryan Lindsey, which can be viewed here. Unless you’re an unfeeling bowl of oatmeal living under a rock, you probably feel somewhat strongly one way or the other about this issue already. For the sake of creating a new perspective, allow me to make a comparison that … Continue reading In Opposition of the Term “White Privilege”