#685

Is not the individual who functions normally, adequately, and healthily as a citizen of a sick society – is not such an individual himself sick?
Herbert Marcuse, Negations: Essays in Critical Theory

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#553

You don’t fight fire with fire. You fight fire with water. We’re gonna fight racism with solidarity. We’re not gonna fight capitalism with Black capitalism. We’re gonna fight capitalism with socialism. Socialism is the people. If you’re afraid of socialism, you’re afraid of yourself.
Fred Hampton

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#507

Racists never want to believe that they are racist. They are constantly redefining what racism means so that they can escape meeting the definition while simultaneously engaging in the behavior.
Son of Baldwin

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#415

We learn to be racist, therefore we can learn not to be racist. Racism is not genetical. It has everything to do with power.
Jane Elliott

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#372

We  must ask the question, ‘Why are there forty million poor people in America?’… When you ask that question, you begin to question the capitalistic economy … You begin to ask the question, ‘Why is it that people have to pay water bills in a world that is two-thirds water?’ … Now, when I say question the whole society, it means ultimately coming to see that the problems of racism, the problem of economic exploitation, and the problem of war are all tied together.
Martin Luther King

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#239

(…) racism, sexism and other anti-universalistic norms perform equally important tasks in allocating work, power, and privilege within the modern world-system. (…) These norms exist to justify the lower ranking, to enforce lower ranking, and perversely even to make it somewhat palatable to those who have the lower ranking.

Immanuel Wallerstein, World-systems analysis

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