I get a lot of praise, here and elsewhere, for the patience I demonstrate in my conversations. And I really do try my best. But before I give the impre…
As a writer, I do my best to pack as much meaning as I can into the fewest possible words. If I do my job well, my writing will speak to people with a …
As nice as it would be if it weren’t, empathy is finite. From family, outward to strangers, from our neighbours to the rest of our town, from our coun…
I’m thinking about starting a new segment on The Commentary entitled “Comments that were deleted because they were true”. There’s a disappointing trend…
I normally use these introductions to set up the conversation you’re about to read. I’ll explain a little about the article that inspired it. I’ll high…
I don’t comment on other people’s articles as often as I’d like. In fact, I don’t read other people’s articles as often as I’d like. And worst of all, …
My most popular article, Anti-Racism Is Becoming Troublingly Racist, is a bit of an enigma to me. I mean sure, I understand why people liked it. It was…
Subscriber Only Thread - August 2021Phew! Just managed to get this one in before the end of the month! My schedule has been incredibly hectic for the past few months as I’ve been trying t…
When I sat down to write about Critical Race Theory (CRT), it was tempting to write a hit piece. To spend a thousand words dunking on its most idiotic …
A couple of months ago, I posted a clip of Ibram X Kendi giving an embarrassingly circular definition of racism on Twitter. It’s unclear whether the ne…
In my article The Racism Arms Race, I tried to hold a mirror up to my readers. To encourage white people and black people, especially in the current ra…
The Racism Arms Race was the first of my articles suggested by the paid subscribers here at The Commentary (sign up if you’d like to weigh in on the ne…