Monday, October 25, 2010

a class rant for the day

Bill Quigley: The Class War at Home

He's got some useful stats. For example, the next time an Asian anti-racist starts in on white privilege, I'm going to ask why white privilege means whites make less than Asians.

Because anti-racists read with a race-reductionist filter: yes, racism still exists and still sucks, and it's wrong that Asians face racism from some folks of other races.

But really, talking of privilege and ignoring the privilege of wealth is almost always a mistake.

Unless you're talking about the greatest privilege: The Journey: The Greatest Privilege