Category Archives: Education

Salsbury’s Slavery Spectacular!

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The Big No-No: An Outsider on American Fascism, where it resides under the title:

“Salsbury’s Slavery Spectacular!”.

 

When I was a Kid : Showing my Age

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When I was a kid my mother was against school uniforms.

When I was a kid we emigrated to Australia in a BOAC plane that had to stop three times to refuel.

When I was a kid my parents rented a television for one night. They watched a movie that had something to do with a leaking submarine. Continue reading

The Zwarte Piet Debacle From the Outside, Again

zwarte clownOkay, it’s the end of November and that means that Sinterklaas (Saint Nicholas) is arriving in the Netherlands, with his helpers, who have traditionally been all called Zwarte Piet (Black Pete). The Zwarte Pieten are traditionally white people with blackface. People of color in the Netherlands have gradually become vocal about not liking that and the Dutch reaction is incredibly embarrassing to me. Continue reading

Fascism in America 11: Conclusion

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“My Honey-Do List For Post-Trump America”.

Fascism in America 10: Suppression of Dissent and Propaganda

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“Book Bans and Gag Rules and Fox, Good Grief!”

Fascism in America 9: From Toxic Masculinity to Annihilation?

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“Trump: The Terrible Toddler and His Toxic Masculinity”.

From Nationalism to Patriotism, Again

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“Charlottesville: Patriotism versus Malignant Nationalism”.