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Normalizing West & Rest

Given the recent economic change to free market over the past 20 years around the world, Milton Freedman logical of running a Capitalist, globally interconnected economy & the rapid spread of globalizing Western culture (once through European colonialism & now American influence ie corporations such as Ford, New York Company & Coca Cola) wonder ones has racismo really ended? Can we now finally with a new American president Barack Obama as the first African American president in U.S. history & the creation of a multipolar world via rise of China, Brazil, Venezuela, Russia, etc. can we all rest easier? Can we forgive Eurocentrism for making European culture the status quo for most of the world even today? Can Globalization answer: why is the non western world stereotyped, our concerns ignored and voices muted in the media? Whose voices do we hear most on the radio? Why is Europe always humanized, "normal" and ordinary compared to Asia, Africa, Americas? Why is the non western world still considered complex, "exotic" and controversial newswise? What is the history of normalizing Europe and Anglo-America and what are the consequence in a globalized world as ours? And has the U.S. become a post racial society as President, his supporters and the "forget about the past injustices" media pundits, conservative historians and right wing talk show hosts say? Pitcher looks at all of the above below.

White Privilege and interacting with the world

Benefits of traveling while White no random selections

Traveling and Teaching while White abroad

When white privilege is underprivileged

Only in America: wrongheaded belief only Obama could happened here
Slate Magazine challenges the old American Expectionalist belief that only in America can ethnic and cultural diversity thrive and go beyond racism. 2008 election editorial.

After Obama victory, Europe looks in the mirror

8 Things White People will never know about travel

Dwight Turner: Thailand, Land of Smiles. But Only if your White

White dismissal of non-white knowledge

Dangerous Progressives & American Exceptionalism

Making it Concrete: Respect Activists of Color

10 things to "radical" student activists

Reinventing America: Euro-America & national identity

Undoing racism

Prvilaged people get together to talk about racism

What racism does

Ethnocentricity & gender preferences in Melting Pot of America

Chinese food is not foreign nor authentic, a complex, culianary view of Chinese American food

Single white token: Morehouse's version of diversity

Only in America: 350 years of Jewish American History in U.S.

Obama, U.S. elections & White privilege

Obama preserves entrenched power, sidesteps racial disparities

100 Days a critical review of Obama in Office

Black president defeats antiwar movement

Left Obamites & struggle

Ron Paul would have voted against Civil Rights

American Exceptionalism

Justin Webb American Exceptionalism

Diversity & Healthcare in U.S. & Europe

Diversity as an Asset

Health & Education in U.S.

Funds cut for Black higher Education

Obama's Healthcare Charade?

Obama goes backward on Healthcare

Media Blackout single payer healthcare

Cuultural Diversity and globalization

Genetic Non Discrimination Act

US funds study on the state of Mental Health in the Global South (or how I read colonialism and epistemic justice)

Prison Industrial complex: Majority of American prisoners are people of color

Black Agenda Report's Coverage of Henry Louis Gates Jr. Arrest & beer apology at White house

Argentina: Fascism, racism & disappeared Afro-Argentines & Indigenous

History of Afro-Argentines & Argentina



Africans in Argentina

Racism in Argentina

Racial Discrimination in Argentina


Uruguay: Un pais blanco y europea con gente indigena y africanos, hay racismo

En Castellano or Espanol

Un pais blanco

La lucha contra el racismo institucional en Uruguay

Afro-Uruguayos: Vivemos el racismo a dia a dia

La coalicion contra el racismo

Netherlands: Racism and other unpleasantness in the land of tolerance and respect

Understanding Autochtoon Privilege

A short genealogy of racial hatred in The Netherlands (or why Geert Wilders is nothing new, really)

Geert Wilders' Indonesian roots define his politics, says anthropologist

Geert Wilders: Avenger of his Indonesian grandpartents (Dutch)

Geert Wilders is one of us says Indies (Indonesian) Community

Sinterklaas, the Zwarte Pieten and their Workcycles Transport Bikes

A Very racist Christmas? The Dutch still portray Zwarte Piet -- Santa's helper -- in blackface. Some want them to stop.

Quincy Giro on Zwarte Piet

Geopolitics, Foreign Policy, colonialism & racism

Eurocentrism & race in Hollywood Films

Colonial Mentality

Avoiding World Conference on Racism shows Obama's disrespect

Obama insults Muslims

Black America's rep toward Palestine, Israel & Middle East

Multiracial Britain (Russian site but article in English)

Europe and Racism

Germany denies French claims over camps

Dutch MP suggest Roma expulsions from the Netherlands

France's World War II internment recalled by Roma

From ethnicity to empathy: a new idea of Europe

Why Europe must embrace ethnic diversity

The Suicide of Multiethnic Sarajevo?

Dutch Court pushes ahead with hate speech trial


Canadians tolerate racism against blacks even in Toronto