Ring of Fire: American Racism: Playing Into the Hands of the Oligarchy

Ring of Fire: American Racism: Playing Into the Hands of the Oligarchy

This past weekend, the country and much of the world looked upon the events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia with horror and revulsion. It is the most recent manifestation of a rising tide of regressive racism that started coming out of the shadows and raising its ugly head when U.S. voters elected – then re-elected – its first African-American president. It continues to be legitimized by a demagogue in the White House who tacitly gives them his stamp of approval.

There has been much written and discussed about this vitriolic racism and where it comes from – and why it remains and seems to be getting stronger sixty years after the Civil Rights Movement. A chant heard from the group “Unite The Right” provides a clue: “We Won’t Be Replaced!”

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