5 Steps for Defeating Right-Wing Censorship and Book Banning

Defensiveness and debate tactics won’t get it done — it’s time to fight fire with fire

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You can always tell who the liberals are in a political battle.

They’ll be the ones responding defensively or seeking to counter the other side with facts and data as if life were a debate, the…

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Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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