James Kirchick

What Susan Devoy has in common with Social Justice Bullies

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“I, an ethnic minority woman, cannot be racist or sexist towards white men because racism and sexism describe structures of privilege based on race and gender and therefore women of colour and minority genders cannot be racist or sexist, since we do not stand to benefit from such a system.” Bahar Mustafa (Goldsmith’s University)

It is clear from the underlying messages in all the stories selected for the Race Relations Commission website  www.thatsus.co.nz  that stories of white New Zealanders will only be published if they reveal that a) they have benefited from white privilege and/or  b) have discovered some non-white heritage of which they can now be proud (since being a “Pakeha” is a bad thing.)

Racism against a person due to them being white is a narrative that this website does not want to hear because in the Race Relations Commissioner‘s PC world racism against white people simply does not exist.

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