It keeps puzzling me why so many of these kinds of articles pop up in my feed. I read a lot of criticism of "allies" and about "white-people" but surprisingly there is seldom very much criticism aimed at the ideology that surpress black people.

It is more of a problem of conservatism, fascism and worship of capitalism and individualism which is at the heart of the problem.

Having a particular skin color isn't the core of the problem. The problem is ideological beliefs. There is a large number of conservatives who believe welfare systems should be torn town specifically because black people benefit from them. People who don't believe in rehabilitation but in throwing people in prison and throwing away the key. There are those who think affirmative action is a wasted effort. In fact they think it is hindering African-Americans. Listen to people like Ben Shapiro, Jordan Peterson and their ilk.

Funny how I seldom see people like that targeted for criticism. Instead criticism tends to be leveld at those who are closest.

It always seems to be that way. I remember my mother talk about the AKP-ml movement in my native Norway. A bunch of far left radicals. They really had it in for social democrats. Their criticism and energy was seldom directed at e.g. conservatives much further away from them politically.

I have a theory about that. Too many people don't have patientience with the real enemy. The one who want to deny you the same treatment and value as others don't sit patiently listening to criticism. Thus it becomes all too tempting to go at those who stand closest. The sympathetic ones. Who are willing to listen to all the criticism, but at the end of the day, these are not really the people who are the core problem.

The ones who are the real problem are as always laughing at the left tearing itself apart as it demands that all march to the same tune.

Who are actually the problem? It is those who call for "tough on crime," "think poor people should pull themselves up by the boot straps," "that African-Americans have been given enough chances," "that slavery was too long ago." etc.

These people are not your mild mannered wine drinking liberals. Why do so many have problems admitting that? Does it carry less stigma to say "white people" or this time "non-blacks"? Is it so hard to utter "conservative?"

Modern American conservatives has completely derailed and is full speed ahead towards Fascism. One cannot keep keep sticking the head in the sand and ignoring that.

Or actually... I kind of can, since I don't live in the US. But you don't have that luxury.

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