Who we are, where we are and what we say all intersect to impact on how inclusive or, indeed, how exclusionary an organisation, or any other setting is. This may seem like something of an obvious statement, but the realities are somewhat more complex and nuanced. For organisations wanting to be more inclusive, and for … Continue reading Embodiment, place, and language – Intersecting Considerations for Inclusion
Racialised Constructions of the White, Working-Class: Acts of White, Middle-Class Supremacy
As ‘class’ and particularly the ‘White, working-class’ are being weaponised by those who promote ideological middle-class Whiteness to undermine and resist the furtherance of racial justice, it is important that we have a sense of the history that sits behind their efforts. Let us not be fooled into believing that their façade of championing the White, working-class in their efforts to discredit the reality of White privilege is anything other than their defence of their own privileges. In truth, as throughout history, the intersectionally privileged White, middle-class men and the purveyors of their ideologies have only ever used the White, working-class to suit their own ambitions and ends.