Sunday, September 19, 2021
Western Imperialism, Globalization and The real reason why critical race theory is under attack
Thoughtful piece by University of Milwaukee Wisconsin Associate Professor Dr. Javier Tapia who places the current attack on CRT against the backdrop of globalization that tracks back to Western imperialism. Great for the college classroom, he references the following pertinent readings:
Dr. Tapia is correct in saying that the facts of history about which he writes are scarcely taught in K-12 schooling anywhere and not even fully throughout the academy. Instead, he suggests, this extremism exists because of an enduring "mindset" made for another time but with a long reach into the present.
While this is manifestly true, what should not get lost his how this mindset finds expression in fascist logics of imminent concern as well expressed in this recent piece by Paul W. Kahn titled, Opinion: Texas bounty hunters, or a private army?