Category Archives: Racism

A Personal Declaration of Independence from Racism, Sexism and Greed

1. I do not identify with the power structure in the US built upon skin color and gender. I do not deny it has and does exist, and that I have and do receive direct and indirect privileges from it … Continue reading

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Democracy in politics and in the workplace

The following is in response to an on-line discussion between several colleagues which started with a post about the possible decline of democracy in the US, and went on to ponder whether that was caused by capitalism: I do think … Continue reading

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Lewin on Racism: The Methods Exist, The Will is Required

The tools exist to greatly decrease racism in the United States. The time has come to use them. Social Scientist Kurt Lewin (1890-1947) demonstrated that “incorrect stereotypes” (prejudices) are functionally equivalent to wrong concepts (theories),” and could be changed through … Continue reading

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