November 2, 2020
"Standing Still While Moving Left"
Liberals and progressives reveal themselves when they explain how they firmly believe that peaceful protests are perfectly acceptable and should be permitted, but they draw the line at looting, graffiti, setting fires, pulling down statues of colonizers, and other acts of vandalism. That translates to the colonialist concept that "white people's property has more value than Black lives". The excruciatingly brutal police response -- bloody beatings with night sticks and arrests for "disorderly conduct" and "interfering with a peace officer" -- echoes across centuries of violent oppression.
But, liberals and progressives won't jeopardize their own comfort to fundamentally change a system that privileges them. I explain why voting blue won't make a difference and how I personally keep "Standing Still While Moving Left"
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