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The Cost of Racism: 16 Trillion Dollars

And that’s just over the last 20 years, and “just” when it comes to discrimination and inequities concerning Black Americans.  According to a new report from Citi Corp’s GPS group (Global Perspectives and Solutions), nearly sixteen TRILLION dollars have been … Continue reading

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We Wear the Mask – Part 1

I gave the talk below at the Forest Institute for Professional Psychology’s first annual Cross Cultural Conference.  My thoughts weren’t exactly celebratory, nor did they seem to fit a psychology atmosphere, which usually asks us to lower our masks and … Continue reading

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Magic and Consumption at the End of History – Part 2

This is PART 2 of a talk I gave in 2004 at a humanities conference in Prato, Italy.  For more context on that talk as well as its eerie relevance to some of the crises we face today—including the world-wide … Continue reading

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