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Thomas Piketty, Racism, and Why Your Uncle Is Being a Jerk

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As ambitious as it seems, I am about to deliver a Unified Field Theory about why your uncle is acting like a complete jerk, or alternately, why racism has reared its ugly, naked head in this very intense moment of American life. Strap in, and go review Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes, Friedrich Hayek, Richard Pryor, Dave Chapelle, and a …

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The Four Lies You’re Going to Hear About the Charleston Massacre

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You’re about to hear a bunch of reflexive and totally fallacious tropes about that pasty genetic malfunction down in Carolina that so hated his own obvious inferiority as a human that he conspired to murder nine people of vastly higher quality. Let’s get them out of the way so we can move right to the heart of the excruciatingly awful …

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We must protect Americans from racial terrorism

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The mass murder at the Charleston AME church is not a hate crime. It is not a “senseless act of evil,” the motive of which is unknowable. The murder of nine citizens in a house of worship associated with black liberation is an act of terrorism – period. Terrorism is the target of defenseless civilians in symbolic places with the …