@voyou Full points to Aly & AJ for coming up with a song that lives up to the preposterous melodrama of the title https://snippets.voyou.org/post/622923038847123456/full-points-to-aly-aj-for-coming-up-with-a-song 23 Dec 20 Reply Retweet Favorite

Bridging the class divide

Christ, this is repulsive. An organization focused on ending classism by “bridging the class divide.” Actually, I wonder if it wasn’t set up by some old lefty to demonstrate the limitations of the theraputic model of identity politics. I’ve sometimes been worried that certain discussions of, for instance, white privelege, end up being about allowing white people to feel good about themselves, but surely this is the nadir: “because of intense class segregation in the U.S., we don’t benefit from each other’s strengths and grow past our limitations.” Oh yes, because that’s the problem with class society; we don’t get to “grow” from the splendid diversity of poverty. Read more↴