#134: If People Apologize for Their Mistake, They Should Not Be Cancelled

Whoopi Goldberg said something incredibly and shockingly ignorant about the Holocaust. She revealed, in fact, how a very peculiar and narrow understanding of race in America prevents a more thorough and global discussion of difference, discrimination, ethnicity, racism and genocide in the world. It is a wide-spread problem, and it was unfortunate to see it… Continue reading #134: If People Apologize for Their Mistake, They Should Not Be Cancelled

#127: We Cannot Overcome Racism If We Talk About “Race” all the Time

The category of race as we know it today, especially in the American context, was established historically in order to denigrate other groups of people based on otherwise meaningless criteria for the purpose of domination and colonialism. As an ideology, it emerged as a reaction to Columbus’ arrival in America. It served the effective othering… Continue reading #127: We Cannot Overcome Racism If We Talk About “Race” all the Time

#78: What Is Social Justice – and What Isn’t

Monument to the Burning of Giordano Bruno at the Campo dei Fiori in Rome."A BRUNO - IL SECOLO DA LUI DIVINATO - QUI DOVE IL ROGO ARSE"("To Bruno - from the age he divined  - here where the fire burned"). If a term like Social Justice has to have any meaning, it needs to solve… Continue reading #78: What Is Social Justice – and What Isn’t