Everything these days is “systemic.” But what is that “system”? I think it must be capitalism, when you get right down to it. Just think, the basic accounting terminology of capitalism is rife with implicit racism. Just think about it: when a business is losing money, we say it is “in the red.” An obvious slur at native Americans. And when a business is doing well and making profits, we say it is “in the. . .” Oh, wait. It should be “white” shouldn’t it?
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And finally. . . in honor of the men and women in blue everywhere: