Posts Tagged ‘Donald Trump’

Tim Wise on AM Joy (MSNBC), 9/24/16: Trump and the Racism of His Phony Black “Outreach”

Tim Wise appearance, 9/24/16 on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” with Joy Reid, Mark Thompson, Leah Wright Rigueur and Jimmy Williams to discuss Trump and the coded (or not-so-coded) racism of his “black outreach” efforts

Tim Wise on the Chauncey DeVega Show 8/19/16 – Trump, White Resentment, Electoral Politics and Crime (Among Other Things)

My appearance on the Chauncey DeVega Show, from August 19 — forgot to post earlier. Here we discuss the bright line connections between the David Duke campaigns of the early 90s and the Donald Trump campaign of 2016: what’s similar, what’s different, and what are the dangers ahead…Also we discuss broader issues of white racial […]

Tim Wise on WGN (Chicago), 9/2/16: Colin Kaepernick, Racism and the National Anthem

My appearance on WGN (Chicago’s) Morning News program, September 2, 2016, to discuss Colin Kaepernick, the National Anthem, and his ongoing protest against police violence. For some reason, the chyron at one point says Tim Wise: “Dear White People,” (the name of an excellent movie that I had nothing to do with), rather than “Dear […]

Patriotism is for Black People: Colin Kaepernick, Donald Trump and the Selectivity of White Rage

So just in case you were wondering, when a white man bellows that America is no longer great, and in fact is akin to a “third world” country, and that many other countries are better than we are at all kinds of things — and this is why we should elect him, so he can […]

Still a Nazi After All These Years: The Return of David Duke (with Audio)

For so many reasons, I really didn’t want to have to write this. But here we go again. Twenty-six years after his first run for the U.S. Senate in Louisiana, lifelong white supremacist, Neo-Nazi and former Klansman David Duke has once again thrown his hat in the ring for the job. As tempting as it […]

Tim Wise on CNN’s Reliable Sources, 5/29/16: Donald Trump, White Resentment and Election 2016

My appearance today on CNN’s Reliable Sources, alongside W. Kamau Bell, discussing Donald Trump, racial scapegoating and the centrality of white anxiety and resentment in the 2016 campaign…

Racism as Divide and Conquer, From the 1600s to Donald Trump – Tim Wise Presentation to the California Federation of Teachers, San Francisco, March 2016

Speaking about the way in which racism has been used to divide and conquer working people – California Federation of Teachers Conference, San Francisco, March 2016 Using racism to divide and conquerTim Wise talks about how the elite has historically used racism to divide and conquer. Posted by Reggie Hood on Sunday, March 13, 2016

Tim Wise Interview with Chauncey DeVega: Trump, White Fragility and Race in America (Feb 4 Podcast)

Here’s my latest interview with cultural critic and writer Chauncey DeVega, from a week or so ago , posted to DeVega’s website on February 4. We discuss Trump(ism), the occupation of the Oregon wildlife preserve by white militants, the 2016 election and the issue of white fragility in America. Always a great time chatting with […]

Tim Wise on The David Pakman Show – “Donald Trump and the Politics of Racial Scapegoating” 1/7/16

My appearance on The David Pakman Show, 1/7/16, to discuss Donald Trump and the politics of racial scapegoating and white anxiety in America:

White Denial: America’s Persistent and Increasingly Dangerous Pastime

This essay was written originally for CNN.com and can be found here. ______ There’s an old saying that it’s hard to know what you don’t know, the premise being that when you’re ignorant about something, you aren’t likely to realize your blind spots. But I’m not so sure. Sometimes, knowing what you don’t know just […]