Systemic Racism

Studying the Link Between Race and Police Killings

Studying the Link Between Race and Police Killings

Since the Ferguson, Missouri protests of 2014, the issue of how race and police violence interact has consistently been a front-page news item in the United States. Recent weeks have seen the criminal conviction of three Minneapolis police officers who failed to stop the murder of George Floyd in May

Robert VerBruggen
Robert VerBruggen
7 min read
police
Anti-Racism as Office-Politics Power Play: a Canadian Academic Case Study

Anti-Racism as Office-Politics Power Play: a Canadian Academic Case Study

Last week, 53 top Canadian academic administrators convened in Ottawa for a biannual membership meeting of Universities Canada, a group dedicated to “providing university presidents with a unified voice for higher education.” The 89-page meeting agenda, which was leaked to me after the event, makes for an interesting read. The

Jonathan Kay
Jonathan Kay
8 min read
University Education
NARRATED: Reparations and Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Pyrrhic Victory by Coleman Hughes

NARRATED: Reparations and Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Pyrrhic Victory by Coleman Hughes

Greg Ellis reads Reparations and Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Pyrrhic Victory, Coleman Hughes’s essay about how the cause of reparations got taken up by the front-runners for the Democratic Presidential nomination, thereby proving America isn’t as racist as Coates claims. It was published in Quillette on 17th

Quillette
Quillette
1 min read
Narrated