Equality with Justice

Exploitation Entrepreneurialism

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor’s Race for Profit is an essential read not just for anyone interested in racism, housing segregation and post-Civil Rights era racial politics, but for anyone interested in understanding the American economy. It is impossible to understand contracts, property deeds, government guarantees, homeowner’s associations, or lending without knowing how each of these building blocks of the market can be used for race-based exploitation.

Racism linked to cognitive decline in African American women

The article below discusses the issues that black women face that affect their cognitive abilities. Based on the studies cited in the article, conclusions could be drawn that racism actually causes dementia and other cognitive declines. Those that reported the most racism had the most cognitive declines.   For African-American women, experiencing racism can contribute …

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Racism is the real pandemic

How to Combat Racial Inequities Part 1: A Third Reconstruction  

America’s original sin stems from the inherent racism that is sewn into every aspect of our history, politics, economy, and culture. While the structure of racial American capitalism has changed since the founding of our nation, two things have remained the same. The thirst for profits and the exploitation of African-Americans have persisted throughout. From abolitionists to anti-lynching activists to civil rights crusaders …

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Whispers: The Invisible Hand or a Cage of Air?

Final Fantasy VII Remake is shown through the eyes of Cloud, a pro-capitalist mercenary formerly employed by Shinra, who has just been hired by an anti-capitalist freedom fighter group fighting to save the planet from the Shinra Power Company. Cloud is stuck in a mode Mark Fisher calls capitalist realism. He is trapped in an …

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King Leopold II of Belgium, Covered Up Genocide, and Monuments

When you think about the worst genocidal dictators in history what names come to mind? Most likely Hitler, Stalin, and Mao Zedong, to name a few. There is a man as evil as Hitler, but hardly anyone knows his name. That man is King Leopold II of Belgium and he was responsible for a hidden …

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