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Les « vérités » d’Eric Zemmour : les femmes diluent-elles le pouvoir ? | Olympe, traqueuse de stéréotypes Si les contradicteurs d’Eric Zemmour ont tellement de mal avec lui, c’est qu’il part toujours de faits observables et peu contestables. Auxquels il fait ensuite dire ce qui lui convient. Il y a quelques semaines, cette interview par Ruth Elkrief a pas mal circulé sur les réseaux sociaux et donné lieu à quelques réactions (le blog des Martiennes, les Nouvelles News). Eric Zemmour y énonce une série de « vérités » : « Il y a un lien entre pouvoir et virilité, les hommes ont inventé le pouvoir », « le pouvoir est masculin » et il ne manque pas de préciser, que, bien entendu, il y a des exceptions et des femmes qui ont accédé au pouvoir en utilisant des valeurs masculines. Qu’y a t-il à redire à ça ? Rien, il a raison sur tout. Et polémiquer là-dessus revient d’une part à renforcer sa position puisque l’auditeur ne peut que lui donner raison, et se retrouver à défendre des positions peu assurées, ce qu’il ne manquera pas évidemment de souligner. On reste loin de la parité

Racebending.com i. “Your name is Tasbeeh. Don’t let them call you by anything else.” My mother speaks to me in Arabic; the command sounds more forceful in her mother tongue, a Libyan dialect that is all sharp edges and hard, guttural sounds. “Don’t let them give you an English nickname,” my mother insists once again, “I didn’t raise amreekan.” My mother spits out this last word with venom. But she is fierce and fearless. On my first day of school, my mother presses a kiss to my cheek. “Your name is Tasbeeh,” she says again, like I’ve forgotten. ii. Roll call is the worst part of my day. “Tas…?” “Tasbeeh,” I mutter, with my hand half up in the air. A pause. “Do you go by anything else?” “No,” I say. “Tazbee. She moves on before I can correct her. “Tazbee,” says one of the students on the playground, later. iii. I do not correct anyone for years. “Your dad up there, Bin Laden?” “My name is Tazbee,” I say. iv. I go to middle school far, far away. I am one of two headscarved girls at this new school. v. vi. vii. viii.

The Distress of the Privileged « The Weekly Sift This time, though, it doesn’t work. No wife, no kids, no food. Confused, he repeats the invocation, as if he must have said it wrong. After searching the house, he wanders out into the rain and plaintively questions this strangely malfunctioning Universe: “Where’s my dinner?” Privileged distress. If you are one of the newly-visible others, this all sounds whiny compared to the problems you face every day. Tempting, but also, I think, a mistake. So I think it’s worthwhile to spend a minute or two looking at the world from George Parker’s point of view: He’s a good 1950s TV father. George never demanded a privileged role, he just uncritically accepted the role society assigned him and played it to the best of his ability. It seems so unfair. Levels of distress. George deserves compassion, but his until-recently-ideal housewife Betty Parker (and the other characters assigned subservient roles) deserves justice. Tolerating Dan Cathy. “Nothing mutual about it.” Christian push-back.

Books on Privilege 1 year ago with 5138 notes Enjoy this list, I’ am not your educator but these people have taken the time to write about their personal experiences/lives/poetry/statics/facts on racism and sexism and intersectionality that is often times ignored. But simultaneously all happening at the same time in the same situation. ————————————————————————————————————— Lies my teacher told me by James W. Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. Learning to be white by Thandeka Why are all the Black kids sitting together in the cafeteria? Black skin, white masks by Frantz Fanon, Charles Lam Markmann Black Looks : Race and Representations by Bell Hooks The Bluest Eyes by Toni Morrison The Soul of Black Folk by W.E.B. Ain’t I a woman: Black Women and Feminism by Bell Hooks How Europe Underdeveloped Africa by Walter Rodney, Vincent Harding (Introduction) Nobody Knows my name by James Baldwin Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

Ancien commandant de police, je fais la queue avec un sans-papiers chinois Officier de police, j’ai passé sept ans dans un service antiterroriste, puis une douzaine d’années dans différents cabinets ministériels. Aujourd’hui à la retraite, j’ai fait la queue pendant plusieurs dizaines d’heures (en dix-huit mois) au service des étrangers de la préfecture des Yvelines pour y accompagner un « sans-papiers » chinois d’une quarantaine d’années dans ses démarches de régularisation. Weisheng (prénom modifié) habite en France depuis 2001. Je le connais depuis 2009. Making of J’ai rencontré cette année l’auteur de ce témoignage, riverain de longue date, pour parler de son expérience dans la police. Cette expérience, contradictoire en apparence avec ses anciennes fonctions dans la police, semblait lui tenir particulièrement à cœur. Camille Polloni Je me suis aperçu que l’arrêté de reconduite à la frontière était signé par Michel Jau, préfet des Yvelines. « Motifs exceptionnels » La France, « pays de la loi » (en chinois) Et Weisheng dans tout ça ?

Reading List | An Indigenous History of North America This is a kind of working bibliography, a record of all the material I have read (or in some cases, watched) in the process of learning about indigenous history. It also contains books that I am planning to read but haven’t yet gotten to. Note: I don’t necessarily uncritically endorse everything on this list; however, I have gained valuable information from all of these resources. Always read documents on indigenous people with caution and a critical mind. As of manoominike-giizis (wild rice season) 2012, I have mostly been focusing on the Great Lakes and the northern Plains, but I intend to eventually cover history all the way from the Aleutian Islands to the Isthmus of Panama. Early History Cahokia by Pauketat and Emerson1491 by Charles C. 1500 to 1830s The Middle Ground by Richard WhiteCommon and Contested Ground by Theodore BinnemaStorms Brewed in Other Men’s World by Elizabeth A. 19th Century Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee BrownGhost Dances and Identity by Gregory E. 20th Century

Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack II This article is based on Peggy McIntosh’s article on white privilege and was written by a number of straight-identified students at Earlham College who got together to look at some examples of straight privilege. These dynamics are but a few examples of the privilege which straight people have. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer-identified folk have a range of different experiences, but cannot count on most of these conditions in their lives. On a daily basis as a straight person… I can be pretty sure that my roomate, hallmates and classmates will be comfortable with my sexual orientation. If I pick up a magazine, watch TV, or play music, I can be certain my sexual orientation will be represented.

Sociology Books Vos désirs sont des échos ou des egos ? c’est le petit matin. elle a dormi une partie de la nuit tournée contre moi. j’étais toute la nuit sur le dos, elle se collait à moi. à des moments elle posait son bras sur mon torse pour tenir mon épaule, à d’autres moments elle m’entourait de sa jambe et enfonçait sa tête dans mon cou. c’est le petit matin, je m’éveille un peu, je suis toujours sur le dos, elle est tournée de l’autre côté. je veux me lover contre elle, me caler dans son dos. la serrer doucement, ne pas la réveiller, me rendormir contre elle. je suis toujours sur le dos. je regarde son épaule, je regarde le plafond, son épaule, le plafond, son épaule, le plafond. je suis toujours sur le dos. elle dort, elle respire, je l’aime, j’essaye de respirer. je suis toujours sur le dos. toujours toujours. je ne peux pas me tourner, je ne peux même pas glisser ma main dans son dos. mon corps est immobile, le jour, la nuit. des sangles invisibles contiennent mes mouvements. toujours toujours. ce n’était pas vraiment une histoire. zig

Why Do the Japanese Draw Themselves as White? by Guest Blogger Julian Abagond, Aug 30, 2010, at 10:01 am Why do the Japanese draw themselves as white? You see that especially in manga and anime. As it turns out, that is an American opinion, not a Japanese one. If I draw a stick figure, most Americans will assume that it is a white man. The Other has to be marked. Americans apply this thinking to Japanese drawings. You see the same thing in America: After all, why do people think Marge Simpson is white? When you think about it there is nothing particularly white about how anime characters look: huge round eyes – no one looks like that, not even white people (even though that style of drawing eyes does go back to Betty Boop).yellow hair – but they also have blue hair and green hair and all the rest. Besides, that is not how the Japanese draw white or even Chinese people. Gone are the big round eyes and the strange hair colours. Some Americans, even some scholars, will argue against this view of anime.

Literacy Privilege: How I Learned to Check Mine Instead of Making Fun of People’s Grammar on the Internet « Painting the Grey Area My name is Chandra, and I am a recovering grammar snob. There was a time that it gave me a blush of pride to be referred to as “the Spelling Sergeant” or “the Punctuation Police”. I would gleefully tear a syntactic strip out of anybody who fell victim to the perils of poor parallelism or the menace of misplaced modifiers. Four years ago, I was hired in a program that helps disadvantaged adults acquire fundamental literacy skills. It’s a tough habit to break, though. It’s one thing to take an erudite journalist or grandiloquent blogger (don’t know any of those, myself) down a notch, although there are valid arguments against even this; grammatical exactitude can suffocate creativity and clarity, and many prescriptive rules were totally fabricated by Latin-centric snobs. Here are some of the things we don’t know about Jonny. It might turn out through subsequent forum posts that Jonny is actually a bit of a dick. This is no trifling issue, either. Literacy Privilege Checklist: Like this:

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