I’m offended that my tax dollars are used to promote anti-white, pro-Marxist bumpf, and believe these paragraphs are “likely” to subject me to “hatred and comtempt.” They certainly make me hate whoever wrote this; does that count?
And you Asians and natives should be offended that there’s no mention of “yellowness” and “redness” in here, dammit!
The denial of racism used by so many whites in positions of authority ranging from the supervisor in a work place to the chief of Police and ministers of government must be understood for what it is: an example of White hegemonic power over those considered ‘other’.
Commissioners, investigative staff, legal staff and, in fact, all employees of human rights commissions should have a deeper appreciation of this social phenomenon. The new OHRC policy needs to recognize the role that difference and othering and their representation in terms of whiteness and blackness play in the social and cultural institutions of modern societies.
For many modern neo-Marxist theorists, especially those influenced by postmodernist and poststructuralist paradigms, racism is best understood by theorizing about ‘difference’ and ‘othering’. In fact, “the construction of difference” and the “process of assigning value to difference” are central to the understanding not only of racism, but many other forms of oppressive beliefs…