It’s Not Racism That’s the Problem… It’s the State (Episode 44)

In a nation that elected an African-American president to two terms, the state of race relations seems to be as low as it’s been in decades. So what’s at the root of the problem? Is it actual racism among the American population? Are we white people just so darned privileged and unaware of our inherent racism that it’s affecting minority citizens?

Or is it something else? We discuss this hotly debated topic.

Links related to this episode:

Bill Maher “N” Word Cross a Line During Ben Sasse Interview: ‘I’m A House N*gga’

Ice Cube and Symone Sanders on White Privilege | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)

A Conversation with Michael Eric Dyson | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)

Who Is Racist?

Jim Crow and Capitalism

Racism or Stupidity

Is Racism The Problem? Or Is It The State?


 – Pat and Jon

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