MV Neland's Blog – August 2017 Archive (8)

The 2nd article by Susan Raffo on white privilege...this time about whites being harmed themselves.

https://m.dailykos.com/stories/1692745



I'm reposting Irna's next posting sharing her friend Susan Raffo's second article because i believe it furthers the discussion on ending white privilege we are having here at Our Salon.



I have sometimes posted my thoughts suggesting that until we deal with core beliefs around coping with scarcity and abundance, we will not be able to also see the systems or institutions we support… Continue

Added by MV Neland on August 27, 2017 at 5:02pm — 6 Comments

Perhaps an eruption of racial bigotry at the foot of Jefferson's statue is as fitting as the racist battle cry at Lee's

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/8/12/1688970/-This-is-the-Moment

I've spent a good portion of my day and night watching and reading everything I can find on the Unite The Right riot in Charlottesville, Va today, in part because the issue of racial inequality and bigotry saddens and wounds me and so many others so deeply, and in part because I have family that live there, that have gone to UVA,…

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Added by MV Neland on August 13, 2017 at 1:05am — 4 Comments

After the Voting Rights Act was gutted in 2013, it's still working for white conservatives. Maybe not so much for others. It's August 6th and a time to remember and act.

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/8/6/1685214/-Honor-the-anniversary-of-the-Voting-Rights-Act-by-fighting-to-restore-it

A repost from Daily Kos blogger Denise Oliver Valez giving us THE comprehensive history and current layout of the Voting Rights Act of August 6,1965. I lived in America before it. Now I'm thinking I'm going to be living…

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Added by MV Neland on August 6, 2017 at 12:59pm — 7 Comments

Bozhe moi! [Trans. OMG!] Follow the Russian money...right to the GOP house and senate 2016 election campaigns

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/8/4/1687031/-Dallas-Morning-News-Russian-money-to-GOP-campaign

Daily Kos link to Ruth May Dallas Morning News article about Russian money filling the campaign coffers the likes of GOP big hitters McConnell, Graham, McCain...just for starters. Some of this Russian money btw was from the Putin VEB crony also linked to Kushner and at…

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Added by MV Neland on August 5, 2017 at 1:58am — 6 Comments

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