The Privilege of “More Important” Things

What you heard: The media/political news/my friend/etc is focusing too much on Russia/the Boy Scout speech/Trump encouraging police brutality/etc and should be talking more about health care/dismantling of regulations/the economy/etc. Most of this commentary comes from those who are white, male, or occupy upper income levels. Most likely the person you’re hearing this from is… Read More The Privilege of “More Important” Things

Why “Political Correctness” became a dirty term

What you heard: Jeff Sessions, an Explainher fave, questioned the legitimacy of a Hawaiian federal judge. Then, when faced with backlash for his comments, he complained that “no one has a sense of humor anymore.” What it is: Jeff Sessions is the Attorney General of the United States; you can read all about the racist Kreacher here. The questioning came… Read More Why “Political Correctness” became a dirty term