Tag Archives: Racism

What kind of thing is ‘hate’?

‘Homophobia’ looks like it’s a word for a kind of fear (likewise for ‘transphobia’, ‘fatphobia’, etc.); ‘misogyny’ looks like it’s a word for a kind of hatred (likewise for ‘misandry’). And ‘racism’ looks like it’s a word for some sort … Continue reading

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Follow-up on ‘Racism or Economics?’

A week or so ago I posted about a question I had seen asked by a lot of people dismayed by Trump’s election – ‘is it really about the economy? or really about racism?’ I claimed that this is really … Continue reading

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Ideology, Projection, and Racial Rape

An arab man in Israel has been convicted of rape for telling a partner he was Jewish. I don’t actually want to talk too much about this one case and the intricacies of rape by deception, but about the larger … Continue reading

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