Tag Archive | Tim Wise

Unless you are a white male, chances are sexism and/or racism will get you

Ever heard of Muzikillz? No? Don’t feel bad, neither had I. Muzikillz is a successful DJ. That success didn’t come until she became a he. Not a surgical transformation, just a disguise to get bookings. You see, potential clients loved her demo tapes. As long as they thought she was a man. Once they saw […]

How does a racist hide racism?

A racist claims to not be a racist when the racist says he or she believes we are all one race, the human race. I make the same claim. The difference between the racist’s use of the phrase and mine, is my context is not the same. I recognise difference, the need for cultural intelligence […]

Nicolle Flint loses her points by being political

Yesterday I noticed a bit of bother on Twitter over an opinion article by Nicolle Flint in The Age titled Handbag Hit Squad hypocrisy damages merit-based success.  Intrigued, I read the article.  In my view, Nicolle had some valid points however she destroyed her argument by wrapping it up in a political rally cry for Tony […]