E-DEMOCRACY | Class and race in St. Paul

From: John Slade Date: 2:19am, Sep 30I’ve sat on this thread for a long time wondering how to respond to it.Most people on this list know how racism works, generally. People of color know since they get disadvantaged by it. An increasing number of white people recognize it is a problem, and are working to stop it, but even those that deny racism exists in America get the basic outline of it.But what we have in this discussion is not, primarily, racism; what it is is classism, which people do not understand nearly as well.We’re a classless society, you see. Anyone can rise to the top. We don’t have classes, like ‘peasant’ and ‘noble’. Continue Reading