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    • Don
    • 19.10.10 | 16:03 (IST)

    can be racists. (In any meaningful social or behavioral sense of the term 'racist.' It's about race-based oppression, and negative feelings like hatred aren't necessarily required.) I had this explained to me a number of times by blacks in the U.S. Racism is systematized oppression, using any perceived ethnic criteria (not just skin color) as a basis for discrimination. Now let's start this conversation over again, with a more careful use of the terms we will be using...

    from the article: Loyalty oath isn't racist, but it will destroy Israel
    First published 00:41 19.10.10 | Last updated 00:41 19.10.10
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