Matthew Johnson


The Wall Already Exists — In Our Hearts and Minds

“My favorite album of all time is Pink Floyd’s The Wall. It should be re-released given the current (manufactured) crisis. I’m not surprised that Roger Waters is planning a show on the border to protest Trump’s continued government shutdown over funding for…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review, LA Progressive, Times Union, The Valley Chronicle, The News International, The Sunburg News, Counterpunch, The Good Men Project, The Chronicle of Winston – Salem, Gilmer Free Press, The Good Men Project, The Portland Observer, Sentinel News
Date: January 15,17,18,21,23,25,31,2019
501 Words

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Combating Racism With Exposure

“When I started volunteering at a youth detention center, whose incarcerated population was entirely African American and Latino, I was told by an Africana Studies professor I respected that I should focus on my own community…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, Lassen County Times, Gilmer Free Press, The Good Men Project, Sierra County Prospect
Date: January 10,11,16,19,28,30,2019
713 Words

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PC Culture’s Class Blindspot

“In a lecture at the Heartland Festival last year, the Slovenian social philosopher Slavoj Zizek pointed out that proponents of political correctness (PC) often do not bring poor and working-class white people under their mantle of protection…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, The Good Men Project, Gilmer Free Press, The Johnstown Breeze
Date: January 4,5,13,19,2019
831 Words

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Why feminism should not be about fixing men

“It’s a dating adage that you can’t fix a man. I’m not so sure why this is never applied to larger social concerns. The simple truth is men do not want to be fixed. Enlightened? Possibly…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Sierra County Prospect, The Sunburg News, Niagara Gazette, LA Progressive, Hutchinson Leader, West Side Gazette, Bainbridge Island Review, The Times and Democrat, The Journal Tribune, Gilmer Free Press
Date: December 21,23,26,27,2018 January 1,2019
511 Words

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No Country for White Men? Why the Left Should Appeal to the White Male Identity

“Liberals and progressives, with the notable exception of Bernie Sanders, too often fail to appeal directly to white men in the United States. I am not suggesting that they fail to appeal to individual white men or that white men are not interested in their platform…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Superior Telegram, Sentinel News, Bainbridge Island Review, The Red & Black, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, The Sunburg News, South Coast Today, West Side Gazette, Lassen County Times, The Good Men Project, The Times and Democrat
Date: November 30, December 1,4,7,8,9,10,17,2018
550 Words

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