Posts Tagged ‘Donald Trump’

Tim Wise and Carol Anderson on the Tavis Smiley Show, 9/19/17: White Rage in the Age of Trump

My recent appearance alongside Carol Anderson (Emory University) on the Tavis Smiley Show, September 19, 2017

On Getting Past the Past (or Not): White Hypocrisy and Historical Memory (Clip)

If It’s a Civil War, Pick a Side: Donald Trump, White Nationalism and the Future of America

Sometimes America feels like the movie Groundhog Day: a place where we keep waking up again and again to the same shit, hoping against hope that this time — no really, this time — things will be different. So this time, the videotape of the police officer shooting the unarmed black man (or child, in [...]

Reeking City on a Dung Heap: Donald Trump’s Cynical Worldview and Its Threat to American Democracy

You can tell a lot about a person by the way they see the world and others in it. Those who view the world and its inhabitants as basically good, and who remain relatively hopeful about the better angels of our nature, though occasionally caught off guard by the less salutary aspects of the human [...]

Alt+Right+Delete: The Disingenuous and Contradictory Rhetoric of White Nationalism

So now we know: White nationalists have been working more on their wardrobe than tightening up the rhetoric and logic with which they defend and present their worldview. Case in point, Richard Spencer, the Nazi flavor-of-the-month and white nationalist leader whom the media has deemed the movement’s bright and shining star. Although for a while [...]

Tim Wise on A.M. Joy (MSNBC) to Discuss Faux White Victimhood and Real White Fragility 12/3/16

My appearance on A.M. Joy to discuss white claims of victimhood caught on viral videos and what they really say about whiteness, privilege and fragility

Tim Wise on the Myth of White Victimhood and the Reality of White Fragility (AM Joy, MSNBC, December 2016)

Short clip in response to a series of viral videos in which white Trump supporters claimed to have been victims of “reverse racism” and went berserk in public places…

Tim Wise on CNN to Discuss Race, Racism and the Trump Cabinet 11/19/16

My appearance on CNN to discuss the real racial problem with Donald Trump’s cabinet picks. It’s not the lack of diversity…it’s the ideological backwardness

Discovering the Light in Darkness: Donald Trump and the Future of America

“One discovers the light in darkness. That is what darkness is for. But everything in our lives depends on how we bear the light. It is necessary, while in darkness, to know that there is a light somewhere, to know that in oneself, waiting to be found there is a light. What the light reveals [...]

Tim Wise on the Rock Newman Show, 9/28/16: Police Violence, White Denial, Election 2016 and Movement Building in the Age of Trump

My appearance on the Rock Newman Show to discuss Donald Trump and the politics of prejudice, police accountability and violence, and movement building before and after the November 8 election.