Coming Soon: Excerpts from Ricky’s book.

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— By Ricky Sherover-Marcuse Human beings are members of the same species. The term 'racism' is useful as a shorthand way of categorizing the systematic mistreatment experienced by people of color and Third world people both in the United States and in many other parts of the world. But this ...
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— By Ricky Sherover-Marcuse Since, under present world conditions, everyone either is now, or has been, or will be at some time a target of social oppression, and since everyone is now, or has been, or will be in a non-target group in relation to some other group's oppression, alliance-building ...
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— By Ricky Sherover-Marcuse Begin with the assumption that all human beings are natural communicators, and that we all desire warm, close relationships with each other. Assume that biological/cultural/ethnic/sexual/religious/age differences between human beings are never the real cause of difficulties in communication. Assume that the real cause of such difficulties ...
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— By Ricky Sherover-Marcuse Because racism is both institutional and attitudinal, effective strategies against it must recognize this dual character. The elimination of institutionalized racism requires a conscious project of attitudinal transformation. The deliberate attempt to transform racist patterns of thought and action must be accompanied by political and social ...
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— By Ricky Sherover-Marcuse I. WHO ARE THE JEWS? Jews are people with a common early history, which originated more than 5000 years ago. There are many Jewish cultures: Jews speak many languages. Arabic, Ladino, Yiddish and are three languages traditionally spoken in various Jewish communities. The language of Jewish ...
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— By Ricky Sherover-Marcuse Liberation is both the undoing of the effects and the elimination of the causes of social oppression. The achievement of human liberation on a global scale will require far-reaching changes at the institutional level and at the level of group and individual interactions. These changes will ...
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— By Ricky Sherover-Marcuse Assume that all human beings desire warm, close relationships with each other. This is also true of you and of all other white people. Assume that you are a regular white person (not an exceptional white person) and that all whites are good people, caring, intelligent, ...
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