Neoliberalism breeds apathy in those who are served well by it. When neoliberals are comfortable in their “normal,” they accept the mistreatment and oppression of others. If you’re on Twitter—especially leftist Twitter—you’ve likely heard the term "neoliberalism" before. This ideology is
Western empires will fall, if not dramatically then in daily dissent by the people that they have devastated. From the United States to Europe, we are witnessing a transnational decline of empire. And with it, we see a return to fascism.
We were right in our willingness to believe Jussie's initial account, given the propensity of white violence and the dystopian reality QTBIPOC live in. This morning, Jussie Smollett turned himself in for arrest and was charged by the Chicago PD with filing a false police report.
When Gabourey Sidibe announced that she had bariatric surgery, a lot of her former supporters threw up their arms and called her a traitor. “Damned if you do, damned if you don’t.” This old saying comes to mind as I watch armchair critics weigh