Just in case a friend of yours starts wondering aloud why non-Anglos are so whiny about fairness in the United States, you may find it helpful to familiarize yourself with a number of field experiments (also known as “audit studies”) that demonstrate systematic discrimination against people on the basis of the social categories we call […]
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 […]
I can so totally see that guy.
There we go reifying arbitrary distinctions again. If you look closely, it’s all different shades of brown.
Political campaigns in the modern era commonly use demographic targeting to conserve resources, appealing to certain portions of the population and largely writing off others:
J. Brian O’Day explains:
The point of targeting is to determine which subsets of the voting population are most likely to be responsive to your candidate and focusing your campaign […]
I knew it! That’s how white people stay on top. They have a conference!
11th Annual White Privilege Conference, LaCrosse WI, April 7-10
Do they offer different levels of privilege, like non-harassment from the police for a basic conference rate of $300, hiring advantages if you buy a ticket to the banquet, and access to […]
Psst. The secret has been held tightly by California professionals for years, but now I can share that secret with you. Paying attention? Here’s how to turn yellow teeth into white teeth at home in three easy steps:
1. Start with yellow teeth. 2. In Adobe Photoshop, enter the Hue/Saturation dialog box (Control-U), and select […]
PawPaw writes to us today with helpful scientific information about Barack Obama:
He is 50% white, 44% Arab and 6% Black.
I wasn’t sure at first whether to believe PawPaw or not, because he didn’t include any documentation of this claim or any links to such documentation. Those are pretty specific numbers, too: 44% Arab, […]
In California’s last election, the passage of Proposition 8 barring same-sex marriage equality was made possible for many reasons, including the meddling of Roman Catholic and Mormon religious leaders, but also in part by the disproportionate support of black voters, leading to dismayed November 5 reactions like this:
I am feeling the same bittersweet feeling […]
At a news conference yesterday, Barack Obama defended his decision to bring White Supremacist David Duke to invoke his presidency at the Inauguration. David Duke opposed the election of this Black man as president because “Obama is not a person who would defend the rights and heritage of the European-American people.” Regardless, Barack Obama reasserted […]