Tag Archives: Ku Klux Klan

More flags

Participants in the flag debate around my campus note that the American flag has been deployed in the service of heroic causes and of less heroic and admirable efforts.  The truth is that if you can’t find the flag used … Continue reading

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Auditing the Tea Party: One style of American repression

Another example of the old joke: just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you: The revelation that the Internal Revenue Service targeted groups with “Tea Party” or “Patriot” in their names for strict scrutiny tells us … Continue reading

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The Klan is back (it never went away), in Memphis

Members of the Ku Klux Klan staged a protest rally in Memphis on Saturday. They were protesting the City’s decision to rename three bridges.  The New York Times reports: The old names were Confederate Park; Jefferson Davis Park, named for … Continue reading

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