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Response to creon (Reply #25)

Sat Jun 18, 2016, 12:36 PM

28. There has to be a way though to include AAs, POCs and working class whites into the left

I wish I knew what the solution is.

Maybe because of cultural and race issues, alliances with groups from each demographic is the most that we can hope for in the present climate.

In the not-so-distant-future when we become a majority-minority society and, let's face it, white privilege has faded being not so prevalent because of the being-in-the-same-shat-upon-by-the-haves-boat-reality we will all be able to work in the same organizations without the "entitled because I'm white so I know what's best for you and thus I should lead" attitude that manifests itself so often in such groups.

That attitude is fractious and fails, as we've seen here on DU with some Sanders supporters. The banned "Stockholm Syndrome" poster being one of its most prominent practitioners.

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