Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

Four for Sunday

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* Does academic freedom protect a professor’s right to blog about scoring prostitutes? Outside some very specific exceptions, I don’t see why it would.

* Imagine if the tea party was black. Via MeFi.

And this, my friends, is what white privilege is all about. The ability to threaten others, to engage in violent and incendiary rhetoric without consequence, to be viewed as patriotic and normal no matter what you do, and never to be feared and despised as people of color would be, if they tried to get away with half the shit we do, on a daily basis.

* More on Durham’s local food culture, again in the New York TImes.

* And your game of the day: Enough Plumbers, a Super Mario clone that uses cloning for its game mechanics.

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  1. aw, a tim wise essay! good choice, gerry.


    April 25, 2010 at 11:54 am

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