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Every one of her examples was to point out privileged whites playing devils advocate, she wasn t trying to compare gaza directly to ferguson. Ferguson is a predominately black neighborhood, so of course the property damage is to businesses owned by other black people, but you re missing the point. Riots aren t about the businesses being damaged in that case, but about the immediate and provoked community frustration over one of their unarmed members being shot dead. (not to mention previous shootings). The author hasn t said anything of bigotry towards white males, she is basically saying sit down, shut up, and listen for 5 minutes til it,s your turn- you re derailing and bogarting the conversation the rest of us are trying to have here. -matt blaine
One question, does madison have similiar cities pulling at its best and brightest like spokane does with portland, and seattle to the west, and chicago? To our east? Is the CVI in the twin cities or Chicago as high as portland and seattle?
?..and great article luke. To the first commentor, i would polite request you come home now! And help the art scene however you can, dont wait for it, create it.
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