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Racism with Roseanne, in real time

Khaled A Beydoun AlJazeera
Those who contended that Roseanne shouldn't have been fired for her views, would not have backed Colin Kaepernick's right to free expression or any of his NFL colleagues', who are threatened with a ban for kneeling during the national anthem in protest against racism.

Tidbits - May 31, 2018 - Reader Comments: Roseanne; NFL #TakingaKnee; Jewish anti-Zionism; Iran sanctions; Federal workers; privatization of food policy; Resources: Black women leaders; GI resistance to Vietnam war; and more.....

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Reader Comments: Roseanne; NFL Support Taking a Knee; Jewish anti-Zionism; Iran sanctions; When the Mailmen Rebelled (struck) and Trump clamp-down on Federal workers; privatization of food policy in Africa; Resources: New video series on Black women leaders; GI resistance to the Vietnam war; and mo

This Time, the Joke Was on Roseanne Barr

Leonard Pitts Jr. Miami Herald
These times demand to know who you are and what you believe. You can’t run from that. You can’t split the difference. As ABC just learned to its chagrin, when you fail to make that choice, you make that choice.

Tidbits - January 25, 2018 - Reader Comments: Immigrants Have Always Come; Women's March in Pictures; #TimesUp; Organizing Working People Is Not a "Lost Cause"; Voices from Puerto Rico; Roseanne Show; Three Billboards; Marcus Raskin Memorial; and more....

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Reader Comments: Immigrants Have Always Come - And Not Always Been Welcomed; Women's March - Million Strong in Pictures; #TimesUp - Role of Celebrities in Our Struggle and Leftist Critique; Why Organizing Working People Is Not a "Lost Cause"; Taxing Puerto Rico to Death - Voices from Puerto Rico; What is Message of new Roseanne Show and Three Billboards; Memorial for Marcus Raskin; Resource: Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters; and more....

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Why It Matters That Roseanne and Dan Voted for Trump

Harry Waksberg Splitsider
Most white voters voted for Trump, but not even most working-class white voters voted for him. If Roseanne and Dan Conner voted for Trump, it is not because they are working-class.

Tidbits - June 29, 2017 - Reader Comments: Truckers Strike; Trumpcare Round One; White Workers Against Racism; Workers and Unions; Roseanne Barr; Handmaid's Tale; Radical History; More on the United and Popular Front; AlterNet Hiring; and more....

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Reader Comments: Truckers Strike Against "Owner-Operator" Debt and Poverty; Trumpcare Down, But Not Out; Working Class Whites Organize Against Racism; Slavery; Workers and Unions; Roseanne Barr; Handmaid's Tale and Race; Herb March - Untold Working Class and Communist History; Julian Assange; More on the United and Popular Front - Reality, Theory and Relevance for Today; Honduras; CIA Torture; AlterNet is Hiring; and more....
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