The privilege issue

Issue 24, Winter 2011

Issue 24

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Privilege gives people extra power, dominance or influence. Sometimes we benefit from privilege and support oppressive systems without even knowing it. Cynicism is cooler than hope. But we can do better than only exposing the privilege among us. Instead of guilt or paranoia, we fumble for love.

  • Regulars
  • Turn outward, listen, fumble for love
    Melanie Dennis Unrau 6
  • Letters 8
  • Sinner’s corner:  my gluttonous tendancies
    Margot Starbuck 12
  • Pastor’s wife takes hubby to church
    Carrie S. Martin 14
  • The soapboxer:  the sound of white
    Nicholas Klassen 15
  • Poetry
  • instinct
    Melanie Dennis Unrau 28
  • Caledonia
    Ken Babstock 34
  • Civilization 1
    Joe Gurba 54
  • Culturosities
  • Exterior designer builds ‘green’ couch
    Will Braun 16
  • Twelve months of biblical womanhood, an interview
    with Rachel Held Evans 17
  • Old Geezers: Curtis Mayfield, ‘The Preacher’
    Shad 18
  • Auto Acolyte 19
  • Naming our privilege
  • A walk in the dim valley
    Will Braun 22
  • The Crusades: Then and Now
    Bre Woligroski 24
  • The way the cookie crumbles
    Sarah Morice Brubaker 26
  • Wastelands of our privilege
    Benjamin Hertwig-Jaksch 29
  • The expectation gap
    Cate Glass, with Annie Glass 32
  • Entitlement, huh, wha?
    Suzanne Pringle 33
  • Isn’t privilege just for white people?
    Chenequa Walker-Barnes 35
  • Rebel-mother-priest-activist: A homily
    Emilie Smith 36
  • Healing can come from the land
    Sanday Scott, in collaberation with Josiah Neufeld 40
  • Staying put:  resisting missional mobility
    Gabriel Solano 44
  • Racist cucumber
    Will Braun 47
  • Behind the activist celebrities is a league of great women
    Katie Toth 48
  • The stones we carry
    Dee Dee Risher 50
  • Steps to decolonize the white mind and soul
    Tammerie Day 51
  • Privilege is a megaphone I lend to the poor
    Samantha Baker Evens 52
  • A tool to help dodge guy-centric cinema 53
  • Moving up, coming out, moving on
    Jerome Stueart 56
  • The art of bathing
    Janna Payne 59
  • Some principles for white anti-racist work
    Tammerie Day 60
  • Experiments
  • Criss-cross country carbon sabbath
    with Scott Claassen 62
  • Cycle-in cinema 63
  • Handmade light bulbs 64
  • My year-long internet fast
    Christina Cook 64
  • Experiment failure: the compost toilet
    Marie Curran 65
  • Civil Disobedience
  • Tarred and arrested
    Evan Peters 66
  • Subversion meets submersion
    Sean Ledwich 67
  • 40-foot inflatable missle protest 67
  • Occupy wall street
    Christopher Petkau 68
  • Italian town stands up to Rome
    Christopher Petkau 69
  • Midwest rising
    with Paul Kim 69
  • News
  • Heal America, tax Wall Street 70
  • Food fight! 70
  • Evangelical school cancels breakfast with Bush
    Will Braun 71
  • ‘Protest chaplains’ shepherd movement’s spiritual side
    Jack Jenkins 72
  • Reviews
  • Strange negotiations
    Kurt Armstrong 74
  • Harnessing the soul for the marketplace
    Joshua Petkau 75
  • Captivity:  118 Days in Iraq and the Struggle for a World Without War
    Will Braun 75
  • Red Heat:  Conspiracy, Murder, and the Cold War in the Caribbean
    Julienne Isaacs 76
  • A fun book on the devil
    Kurt Armstrong 77

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