No, Removing the Statues Isn’t Removing History

One of the common counterarguments surfacing to last weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Va. is that removing the statues is Orwellian and we can’t just “erase history.” Here’s the thing though – that’s far from the truth. In fact, there are historical artifacts of the Civil War all across our country. There are Civil War museums…

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Seriously, How Fucking Hard is it to Condemn White Supremacy?

Today, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency in Charlottesville, Va., a small college town that has been the focal point of “Unite the Right” rallies stemming from the town’s decision last April to sell the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The rally, which was organized by AltRight.com Richard Spencer, is…

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Don’t Take Man on the Street Videos Seriously

Before the internet, even before television, when newspapers were the most relied-upon source for consumers to be in the know, man on the street was a powerful tool that was used to poll the community and hear various¬†opinions on a hot topic. Unfortunately, changes in technology has changed this. Today, nearly anyone who has a…

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