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The Oscars Love Racial Reconciliation Movies.

Wesley Morris sums up the problem with Oscar-winning movies like The Green Book for the New York Times: The money is ostensibly for legitimate assistance, but it also seems to paper over all that’s potentially fraught about race. The relationship is entirely conscripted as service and bound by capitalism and the fantastically presumptive leap is, […]

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At the core of criticism, there should always be an intent to assist. Sean Minogue  via swissmiss

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No Sweat

One of my rhetorical pet peeves is “sweat”/“sweaty” as an insult, e.g. “sweaty douche” It’s often used in this way by otherwise conscious/feminst/progressive people against MRAs and similar ilk. I don’t want to defend the dudes insulted (very often they deserve the anger directed at them) but rather want to see the “sweat” part gone. […]