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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Tue Mar 8, 2016, 10:57 AM

35. I think the issue is that Sanders sees the world and its problems

Through the prism of economic inequality to such an extent that it overshadows and even blinds him to other realities or injustices.

Racism happens in all economic classes and poverty effects all races. The legitimate question is "is racism a cause of poverty or is poverty a contributor to racism?" How you see the issue will drive how you address it.

i believe the issue is more complex, and I'm sure both candidates would agree, but both have their starting / default positions and Sanders' is addressing wealth disparity as his first and most pressing issue.

Their are voices in the AA community that see his approach as simplistic and unsatisfying, even insulting. Call it poutrage or justified, denying the reality does not help.

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