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I worked hard to understand white US anger | Letters

Anand Giridharadas takes issue with the mention of him in an essay about ‘experts without expertise’ In his essay (America is plagued by experts without expertise, 21 April), Michael Massing casts me as a carrier of the epidemic. Massing, who must be an expert in who is inexpert, includes me among the know-littles because of …

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The privilege of whining about white male privilege

You’d think we wouldn’t need to say this out loud in 2018, but obviously, we do: White men who are miffed that someone else besides them is in charge need to get over it. Because any slight that any of them has ever felt pales in comparison with what the rest of us have put …

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‘We ain’t racial’: white Ohioans defend disgusting display of Confederate flags and black statues

About thirty miles east of Cincinnati, Louie Jones, Jr. lives with his daddy in a house that would disturb pretty much any person of color, and most white people. The front porch is positively saturated in creepy black statues and Confederate flags. Despite complaints from fellow residents of Lindale and New Richmond, Louie and his friend …

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Confederates Revolted at Michigan School After Black Student Snatched a White Kid’s Racist Flag

The school had to cancel classes following a threat. An ongoing demonstration of Confederate symbols outside a Michigan high school was apparently set off when a black girl snatched a flag from a white classmate’s pickup truck. Classes were canceled Thursday at Bay City Western High School over a threat, although school officials later said …

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Senate Democrats demand to know just how much influence the Kochs have in Trump’s White House

The Koch brothers pick a lot of public fights with the party they’ve bankrolled, including most recently pushing the Republicans to finally legislate a solution for Dreamers. But in private, when they’re raising money among their wealthy friends, they’re taking credit for what they consider accomplishments under Trump. “This year, thanks in part to research …

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Is It Time to Admit the ‘Grotesque Caricature’ of White Evangelicals Is the Reality?

There’s no doubt that evangelicalism seems to have an image problem, especially since its overwhelming alliance with Trump. This week dozens of prominent evangelical leaders gathered at conservative Wheaton College, in Wheaton, IL, to address the “grotesque caricature” of their faith in the Trump era. The organizer of the gathering, Doug Birdsall, told the Washington Post that under Trump’s …

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White People In America Are Sharply Divided by Education and Income: Donald Trump Is the Result

Non-college-educated white people overwhelmingly voted for Trump. Political scientist Brian Schaffner explains why America appears caught in a maelstrom of what I have described as “malignant reality,” sustained by lies, half-truths, misunderstandings, willful ignorance and confusion about many things. Most notably, how Donald Trump became president. There will be no return to normalcy until there is …

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Shocking Video Shows White Teacher Dragging Screaming Black 7-Year-Old Student by His Legs

The teacher was removed from the school pending the results of an investigation. A seven-year-old boy was dragged off a school bus in Memphis, Tennessee by a white male teacher. The incident took place at Robert R. Church Elementary School. The school failed to inform the mother about what went down. She found out days later, after …

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Rumors of a Nikki Haley/Mike Pence Presidential Run Are Reportedly Fueling Tensions in the White House

If the president's popularity remains low, the likelihood he'll face a challenger from his own party increases. As President Donald Trump has found himself at odds with both Vice President Mike Pence and Ambassador to the United Nationa Nikki Haley, rumors of a potential pairing of the two on a future presidential ticket may be …

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Charlottesville White Supremacist ‘Tyrone’ Exposed As US Marine

Tyrone's statements garnered media attention last August, but it was not publicly known who was behind the alias. Washington, DC – Just weeks before a white supremacist rally turned deadly last August after a neo-Nazi allegedly drove his car into a crowd in Charlottesville, Virginia, several of the rally's organisers discussed ways to use cars …

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