Readers unmoved by wokeness may be inclined to point out that a way to overcome “alienation” – here, it seems, a euphemism for ignorance – is via students learning things, perhaps even words.
In the clown-shoe world of San Francisco public schools, honking ensues.
“I hope we can create some kind of trend, that actually people are going to run to the parks and start complaining to the trees. This is one way of healing at this moment of our history.”
Acclaimed performance artist shares her deep, deep wisdom.
Oscars’ woke quota (via Ed Driscoll);
The easiest criterion to meet is apprenticeships for members of underrepresented groups, meaning anyone but straight white non-handicapped males. Welcome to low-paid internships, people of color! I’m sure Hollywood race relations will feel totally chill five years from now, when every java boy and latte girl serving America’s showbiz aristocracy is black. Soon the last surviving copy of “Gone with the Wind” will be locked in a vault accessible only to scholars of racism, but you’ll be able to see Tara re-enacted in Burbank and Culver City.
White colonialism and patriarchy are too deeply embedded in the arts establishment to enact meaningful change. The institution must be dismantled and reimagined by people driven by unquenchable grievance and undetectable talent.
We have of late been neglecting the arts, and that simply won’t do.
Probably unsuitable for viewing at work. Or while sober.
The Arts: A system whereby taxpayers help rich people decorate stepladders for their friends.