Category Archives: Redneckia

The Serena Williams cartoon exposes Australia’s ignorance on race – Alana Lentin

The whole world has woken up to be faced with what we in Australia have apparently become immune to: yet another vile, racist cartoon, so base in its age-old reproduction of bestial caricature to nonetheless make us look again in … Continue reading

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Flashback: Checking his privilege: A response to Tal Fortgang – By Neal Schindler

For a while I’ve been meaning to address the controversial essay “Checking My Privilege,” by Jewish college student Tal Fortgang. At Princeton, Fortgang’s fellow collegians apparently advise him to check his privilege on a regular basis. Since I attended hyper-liberal … Continue reading

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Flashback: Dear Privileged-at-Princeton: You. Are. Privileged. And Meritocracy Is a Myth. By BRIANA PAYTON May 6, 2014 (Response to Tal Fortang)

When I read The Princeton Tory cover story “Checking My Privilege: Character as the Basis of Privilege,” written by my classmate Tal Fortgang, I realized that I had just witnessed an attempt at checking privilege that was so unsuccessful it was borderline … Continue reading

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Flashback: Why I’ll Never Apologize for My White Male Privilege – Tal Fortang – 2.May.14

There is a phrase that floats around college campuses, Princeton being no exception, that threatens to strike down opinions without regard for their merits, but rather solely on the basis of the person that voiced them. “Check your privilege,” the … Continue reading

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My white friend asked me to explain white privilege, so I decided to be honest. – LORI LAKIN HUTCHERSON 19 October 2017

He wanted to know how institutional racism has made an impact on my life. I’m glad he asked, because I was ready to answer. Yesterday I was tagged in a Facebook post by an old high school friend asking me … Continue reading

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The veil in anxious times

An Australian MP’s burqa-wearing stunt this week won’t be last time this issue will come up. But under the veil of the Western preoccupation with head covering, what is this really about? This week, Australia’s far-right One Nation party leader … Continue reading

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White Skin Privilege by RICHARD MOSER

White privilege is a thing. It’s just not the same thing the corporate Democrats use to boss us around with. The concept of white privilege was not invented by some liberal university professors.  In fact, the concept of white privilege … Continue reading

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Islamophobia in Australia

Aussie Muslim women 3 times more likely to face #Islamophobia: Read the @IslamophobiaReg @CharlesSturtUni report. https://t.co/KnUapMKcke pic.twitter.com/AlbNQArhXb — DiversityCouncilAust (@DivCouncilAus) July 14, 2017

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What is the truth behind claims east London Muslims are being targeted by acid attackers?

After the attack on Resham Khan and her cousin Jameel Muhktar, some Muslim residents of east London have been afraid to leave their homes Resham Khan had plans to do modeling work before she and her cousin were attacked A … Continue reading

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Most Of America’s Terrorists Are White, And Not Muslim – HuffPost

When it comes to domestic terrorism in America, the numbers don’t lie: Far-right extremists are behind far more plots and attacks than Islamist extremists. There were almost twice as many terrorist incidents by right-wing extremists as by Islamist extremists in … Continue reading

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