Wednesday, 23 August 2017 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
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    Trump takes advantage of a popular misconception about racism -- that it is something held in the heart. In reality it is a system of oppression that promotes power and privilege.

  • Why Robert E. Lee's Character Is Irrelevant

    Regardless of the nuances of Robert E. Lee's behavior and historical context, his statues represent white supremacy, and that's why they must be taken down. Ultimately, Lee's legacy is the defense of enslavement.

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Gary L Francione

Gary L Francione

Gary L. Francione is distinguished professor of law and Nicholas deB. Katzenbach scholar of law and philosophy, Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey. He is the author of numerous books, including "Animals as Persons: Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation," "Introduction to Animal Rights: Your Child or the Dog?" and "The Animal Rights Debate: Abolition or Regulation?" He is the co-editor of a series, "Critical Perspectives on Animals: Theory, Culture, Science and Law," published by Columbia University Press.

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Gary L Francione

Gary L Francione

Gary L. Francione is distinguished professor of law and Nicholas deB. Katzenbach scholar of law and philosophy, Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey. He is the author of numerous books, including "Animals as Persons: Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation," "Introduction to Animal Rights: Your Child or the Dog?" and "The Animal Rights Debate: Abolition or Regulation?" He is the co-editor of a series, "Critical Perspectives on Animals: Theory, Culture, Science and Law," published by Columbia University Press.

Other articles by this author