Here at Irregular Times and elsewhere in forums of political debate in the Unites States, right-wing commentators have been fond of insulting immigrants. One line of their argument declares that immigrants come here to this country so they can be lazy and soak up benefits while lounging around in blissful unemployment. Lately, I’ve heard particular […]
Since I moved to Maine six years ago, I’ve heard a fair number of people tell the story that Somali immigrants have turned Lewiston into the most crime-ridden city in Maine. Two years ago, I decided to stop listening to stories and start looking at actual crime statistics. The truth is that the city of […]
Number of unique web pages at the campaign website berniesanders.com discussing racism: 16 Number of unique web pages at the campaign website hillaryclinton.com discussing racism: 4
Number of web pages at berniesanders.com that make the subject of racism the centerpiece: 3 (link | link | link) Number of web pages at hillaryclinton.com that make the […]
In a field experiment described in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, S. Michael Gaddis and Raj Ghoshal sent out responses to 560 “roommate-wanted” advertisements in four cities in different parts of the country: Los Angeles, New York, Detroit, and Houston. These responses were made equivalent in all aspects but […]
Our reader Frank has left comments issuing a challenge for Irregular Times and Irregular Times’ readers to provide “ONE EXAMPLE” of evidence pointing to “white privilege” and discrimination against black people in America. Earlier this week, I named and provided references to not one but six research studies that document discrimination against black people in […]
On the national stage, Fox commentator Bill O’Reilly has taken to the airwaves to assert that white privilege does not exist in the United States. Black people in America are not being discriminated against, O’Reilly says; they just aren’t finding success because they don’t want success enough.
On the small stage of Irregular Times, we’ve […]
From the University of North Georgia Spring 2015 Professional and Continuing Education Catalog…
Why follow when you can coast to victory using your white male privilege?
University students prevented from going to their classes by the pro-flag protest: 11,0000 […]
Consider the State of Ohio’s Department Job and Family Services record of the pattern of resettlement of Somali refugees from 1999 to 2011. Consider it in the context of Uniform Crime Reports data for Columbus, Ohio, the city with the second-largest influx of Somali immigrants in the nation:
Now consider those trends in comparison […]
How come only “American Indian or Alaska Native” peoples must maintain cultural identification through tribal affiliation or community recognition? Why don’t “White” students have to prove tribal affiliation or community recognition to have their whiteness accepted? […]
“I go forward as a Presidential-Vice Presidential Candidate as a Matter of National Security to save and empower the White Christian European Descent Race from Race Extinction”. These are the words of Republican presidential candidate Silvia Stagg.
Stagg claims that there is a secret health care program that “the US Government has failed to […]