History and Racism- who are the racists?

History and Racism- who are the racists?

We hear a lot these days about systemic or institutionalized racism, especially in connection with the police and persisting economic disparity between races. Protesters say historical racism is so embedded in our western culture that we need to erase symbols of our tainted past like statues and the names of cities, schools and sports teams.…

Statues of St. Junípero Serra Deserve to Stay

Statues of St. Junípero Serra Deserve to Stay

To the protesters who tore down his statue in Los Angeles this month, the priest, friar and saint Junípero Serra represents “hate, bigotry and colonization,” as one activist put it. Nothing would have made Serra sadder, for the real man was a profound lover of all people and especially of the indigenous peoples he came…

Top Editors Rapidly Resigning,  Corporate Media now controlled by extreme nihilists

Top Editors Rapidly Resigning, Corporate Media now controlled by extreme nihilists

Media moguls are resigning at a head-spinning rate, an irrational reaction that’s setting impossible standards and ceding immense power to an unreasonable group of fringe ideologues. This last week has been ridiculous. It may ultimately prove to be a turning point in our culture, one that will cause much further strife. Top editors are rapidly…

The black community must seek change from within as well

The black community must seek change from within as well

Star Tribune—Lest there be any doubt, we view George Floyd’s death as the most hideous example of police brutality we’ve ever seen. Former officer Derek Chauvin and the other three former officers involved must be held to strict account. Yet if discussions and subsequent actions regarding the most explosive American crisis in generations are to…