Anyone who is concerned about conserving the environment which supports human beings is anti-human, while anyone who happily destroys it, for short-term profit, is pro-human.
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The problem with discussing "issues of race," is that it dummies down the issue of racism to an individual level, when the real problem is at the macro level.
I hope that the president, Crowley and Gates don't just share a "beer" and sweep this whole mess under the carpet. I hope they start a dialogue that gets them talking about how our unconscious prejudices cloud our day to day judgments.
For every Henry Louis Gates, with resources, notoriety, and connections, there are countless others like him who have to live with the reality of racism in anonymity.
The president, wounded by a wave of criticism, hounded by police union demands for an apology and struggling to get the country's focus back on health care, did a very smart thing.
WASHINGTON — Trying to tamp down an uproar over race, President Barack Obama said Friday he used an unfortunate choice of words in commenting on...
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