Archive for 2005

Frontpage Mag symposium on Ward Churchill, Academic Freedom and the Left

Reposted from FrontPage Friday, March 04, 2005 This is the partial transcript of a debate hosted by the conservative website,, in March, 2005, in which Tim Wise participated. The predominant “narrator” voice is that of a FrontpageMag moderator, Jamie Glazov. Ward Churchill’s vilification of the 9/11 victims “as little Eichmans” crystallized, once again, the […]

Is Personal Responsibility a One-Way Street?

By Tim Wise and Molly Secours Published in the Nashville Tennessean, 2/9/05 Combing through headlines in the paper can be like trolling past a nine-vehicle pile-up. You know if you look it’s going to be gruesome, but you peek anyway. Such is the case with most any op-ed by Tim Chavez. Typical of the Tennessean’s […]

Reflections on Empire and Uppity Indians

Published on Counterpunch,, 2/9/05 I should have known better than to listen in to the conversation immediately to my left, sitting as I was in the Northwest Airlines World Club, in Detroit. Unlike most of the folks who have paid their $450 for an annual membership — which entitles one to little more than […]

Tim Wise – Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, 1/05

Tim Wise – White Like Me speech, Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, January 2005

Race to Our Credit: Denial, Privilege and Life as a Majority

Published as a ZNet Commentary, 1/06/05 Sometimes it can be difficult, having a conversation with those whose political views are so diametrically opposed to one’s own. But even more challenging, is having a discussion with someone who simply refuses to accept even the most basic elements of your worldview. At that point, disagreement is less […]