• anbheal posted a new activity comment 5 years, 10 months ago

    Yes, there’s the faintest whiff of “Dear Muslima” to this essay. Not that I disagree with Ms. Burke. In the late 80s I regularly noticed that many of the suburban women most aghast at the notion of fur and leather jackets or live lure-coursing in Ireland could not possibly have cared less for the plight of the urban poor. And every time I show…[Read more]

    • //I’m a firm believer that most of the world’s problems reduce to class: not race, not sex, not gender orientation, not religion, not age, not infirmity.//

      I disagree with this strongly, discrimination against gender-identity/race/sexual orientation/disability clearly exist in force.

      My problem with race in this article is that the tit…[Read more]

    • dr. dr. and anbheal,

      I’m very familiar with the “Dear Muslima” fallacy, and I can understand how my reference to Gaza (which was meant to describe the weight and tone of conversations about food sourcing, not imply that people shouldn’t care about anything else right now because Gaza) might cause you to mistake what I’m saying for that. My…[Read more]

  • anbheal posted a new activity comment 5 years, 10 months ago

    This was particularly good.