Matthew Johnson


Football Is My Guilty Pleasure

“As a man who prides himself on eschewing violent, hyper-masculine pastimes, I still find it very difficult to give up watching professional football, especially once the playoffs begin…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: The Good Men Project, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, Bainbridge Island Review, Pagosa Daily Post, The Valley Chronicle, The Afro American, Tri Country Sentry, Sierra County Prospect, The Good Men Project, Sentinel News, The Red & Black
Date: January 20,24,25,28,2019
1052 Words

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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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