Privileged People Complaining…
POSTED: December 22, 2020
For the second time I have felt the need to redistribute one of David Rovics’ essays because it makes a point that needs saying. It asks the question: what is the result when a media outlet does a new story every day about the history of racism in the US, without ever mentioning the history of the multiracial radical labor movement whose white and BIPOC organizers were lynched for fighting for equality and freedom?
The media Outlet? National Public Radio in the USA, and David Rovics uses what he regards as their habitual stance to point out several important blind spots in the liberal gaze.
You can find the full essay (bigger than a note, and much more considered, by clicking here.