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Class and race

I just came across this video, Neoliberalism As Water Balloon from Tim McCaskell.  It’s concise and well done, and makes some good arguments about how our economy is currently functioning to the benefit of those who are the top income earners and/or own corporations. As a side point to the main argument about neoliberalism, and…

white associations

I’ve been reading Hazel Smith’s The Writing Experiment, and here’s one of the word association poems that I came up with. white white wash white soap white clean white whale white board white teaching white knowledge white supremacy white people white flowers white goodness white evil white right white rightness white apart white violence white…

Second Life

I am fascinated by the ways that people’s lives intersect on and off-line. Second Life is particularly interesting because of how realistically it is trying to replicate people’s off-line lives. Even more interesting is the racialization in Second Life. When you sign up for Second Life, you get to choose the starting look for your…