At my late stage of life, I find that the first thing I read every morning is the obituary section of The New York Times. I took particular notice of the obituary of James W. Loewen in the August 20, 2021 edition of the paper. Excerpts: James W. Loewen, a sociologist and civil rights champion […]
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In 2001, I published a book on the White advocate William Pierce (1933–2002) called The Fame of a Dead Man’s Deeds. Given the obsessive concern currently for what is deemed the unimpeachable evil of White racism and the modern-day inquisition against White racists tainted with this sin, I think it would be useful to re-visit […]
Hemingway circa 1950, when he wrote Across the River and Into the Trees. My take on Ernest Hemingway is that, first and foremost, he wrote from a journalistic perspective. That is to say, he sought to tell the truth about what is going on in particular situations and with particular people, whether real or fictional. […]
At this writing, in mid-May, 2021, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted by a jury of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd during Floyd’s arrest. Chauvin hasn’t been sentenced yet. The first charge carries a maximum of forty years in prison. Chauvin was one of […]
The past couple of weeks, I watched three films that, tied together, I found artistically superb, personally moving, and very thought-provoking. I streamed them on the Criterion Channel—a subscription service I recommend if you are a film buff—and Amazon Prime, but between Vudu and Google Play, you’ll be able to rent them. In the order […]
“Eyes Wide Shut,” released in 1999, was the last film of the legendary director Stanley Kubrick. He died of a heart attack six days after he submitted the final cut of the film to the film studio. Kubrick’s other films include “The Killing” (1956), “Paths of Glory” (1957), “Spartacus” (1960), “Lolita” (1962); “Dr. Strangelove or: […]
Part One of this article dealt with the prevailing negative narrative, or story, about white people—what it is, why it is, how it works, and its consequences. Bottom line, it’s very hurtful to white people: it legitimizes abuse and diminution by those who resent and despise them; and it fosters self-destructive behaviors among whites who […]