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    Critical Race Theory is a repackaged Marxist ideology that has infiltrated public schools, libraries, businesses, governmental structures and cultural institutions all across the nation, including here in Alaska.

    We now see it in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau and other towns that are increasingly adopting this ideology with the aim of fundamentally reshaping the education of our youth, our cultural life and ultimately the political and philosophical direction of state.

    We must have a firm command of the ideas behind this worldview.

    It is fundamentally a Marxist philosophy, which divides the world between “oppressors” and the “oppressed.” But rather focusing on the struggle between economic classes, Critical Race Theory foments racial struggle.

    Where Marx saw property owners and class warfare as the main source of inequality, CRT asserts that whiteness (or better yet white people and all their ways) as the root cause of social injustice.

    Critical Race theory does not judge individuals on the content of their personal character but rather on the specific color of their skin. You are not seen as an unrepeatable and unique person, but fundamentally as a member of a racial GROUP, and should be judge accordingly.

    It does not matter what an individual personally believes or how they behave.

    If you are a member of the white race, Critical Race Theory adherents believe you are to blame for either actively or passively promoting white culture which holds other races back, while benefiting whites.

    It does not matter what an individual personally believes or how they behave. You may have married someone of another race. Your best friend or children may be of other races. You may believe that all people were created equally before God. None of this matters, unless you are willing to take the next step.

    Adherents of Critical Race theory demand that you abandon the idea of equal rights and embrace the notion of equal outcomes.

    Why? Because they claim that ALL unequal outcomes by race are caused by systemic racial oppression, not personal choices or individual decisions.

    If you do not 100% buy into this, then you cannot be a true ally. In fact, you are part of the problem, and it may be that your employment needs to be terminated, your books banned, social media accounts suspended and reputation destroyed.

    The only way to redeem yourself, and avoid this unhappy end, is to fess up to your white privilege, criticize your race, its customs and beliefs and seek to eradicate whatever aspects are deemed racist by the overlords of Critical Race Theory.

    According to Critical Race Theory thought leaders like the Black Lives Matter founders and Abrim X. Kendi (who’s books are being celebrated and disseminated in Alaska libraries and schools) the main problem is overcoming “whiteness” in our culture.

    Whiteness, includes believing in things like personal achievement, keeping schedules, meeting deadlines, delaying gratification, awarding high achievement and hard work, focusing on reading and writing and yes, even belief in science and mathematics.

    Whiteness also entails belief in ideas like objectivity, logic and reason. All of these are seen as byproducts of a white culture which must be deconstructed in order to achieve racial equity.

    In rejecting whiteness, one must also embrace the destruction of certain cultural institutions such as the free market, the Western justice system, the nuclear family (composed of a mom and dad) and traditional understandings of Christianity.

    This last point should be of particular concern to people of faith. According to Abrim X. Kendi, the teachings of Jesus Christ are fundamentally flawed because he promotes the idea that people are in need of personal forgiveness for individual sins committed of their own free will. According to Kendi, Christ’s teachings undermine the notion that all shortcomings are due to large scale structural inequities promoted by whiteness adherents.

    In a March 23 forum, Kendi blasted Christian churches for promoting the idea that Christ came to save individuals from their personal sins. Kendi asserts this is fundamentally racist and bigoted because it suggests that people are free and thus personal responsible for their own behavior.

    Critical Race Theory is now at our doorstep. If Alaskans do not articulately expose this poisonous philosophy, our cities, schools and cultural institutions will continue their rapid transformation.

    Joel Davidson
    Joel Davidson
    Joel is Editor-in-Chief of the Alaska Watchman. Joel is an award winning journalist and has been reporting for over 20 years, He is a proud father of 8 children, and lives in Palmer, Alaska.

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    10 Comments

    1. Joel, an excellent summary of Critical Race Theory. Folks, please pay attention to this racist trend. Your children are being indoctrinated in communist philosophy and are being taught to hate based on the color of one’s skin. This is much more important than fishing, PFDs, property, etc. That’s because these children will become the Antifas of tomorrow. Look at the riots in the US and look at the age of the demonstrators–mostly younger than 30 and white. That tells you that they have been trained in Marxist methods/ideas by the K12 and university systems in AmeriKa.

    2. EVERYTHING THAT IS BEING THROWN AT US IS JUST COVER FROM THE CORRUPT IN OUR GOVT THAT ARE FEARING FOR THEIR TREASONOUS LIVES….. THEY HAVE BEEN CAUGHT WITH THEIR GREASY CRIMINAL HANDS STEALING FROM US FOR THE LAST TIME… WE SEE THEM SCRAMBLING DOWN TO ARIZONA IN AN ATTEMPT TO CLAIM, SEE WE INVESTIGATED DOMINION BUT ITS WAY TO LATE YOU WERE WARNED….. PS THE PFD THIEVES IN THE LEGISLATURE WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR LIES AND COVER UPS IN THE HEIST… THE CONSTITUTION WILL BE UPHELD AND THIS SJR6 CRAP SLOW THEFT WILL BE EXPOSED….. YOU ALL MAKE ME SICK , OATHBREAKING THIEVING SCUM……. CRITICAL RACE COVID BLM ANTIFA, THE VACCINE ALL OF THIS HAS JUST BEEN A PLANNED COVER THAT SHIELDED THE TREASONOUS FROM THE GALLOWS. COMMUNIST CHINA HAS PURCHASED OUR STATE GOVT AND WE THE PEOPLE ARE NOT GONNA ALLOW THESE WEAK ASS POLITICIANS TO SELL US WITHOUT A FIGHT!! YOUR LIES AND BETRAYAL CONVICT YOU.

    3. We all HAVE to contact the Governor and have him ban this, just like many other governors have.
      Go to https://gov.alaska.gov/contact/ look at the right side of the page and both call his office and “share my views and opinions”. And get your friends and relatives, etc to do the same. The marxists now in control of both the city and the school boards will never listen to us, no matter what we say.
      Also, if you are able to afford to, get your children out of the public school system or home school them. I know of incidences in a high school where a black person on the staff constantly yells at white people that they are racists when she is asked to actually do her job. And there is nothing the principle can do about it.
      If we don’t fight and defeat this now, we will end up fighting it on the streets, like is happening down south. BLM “peaceful” protestors shot at least 8 rounds into a car that was just trying to get around one of the “autonomist zones” in Atlanta, killing an 8 year old girl. This is what will happen to us at some point if we don’t stop it.

    4. I admire the vocabulary you used to articulate meaning and mission of CRT. I had a pretty good idea of it, but this video was extremely eye opening for me to grasp their ideology. Dr. Paul Craig Roberts has been warning the the American male is being pushed into extinction. I believe he was correct in his theory although he did not emphasize all aspects of their agenda. He has his own website if anyone would like to fact check me on this. Once again, this is just part o the Great Reset of Mr. Claus Schwab/Bill Gates, etc to divide and conquer humanity. As more folks are now seeing the “big picture” with the release of the Dr. Fauci emails, I believe enough information is available with the easing-up of censorship that folks won’t put up with this much longer. Enough is enough and by your video messages the truth (of everything) is reaching those who are NOT sheep, are awake (NOT Woke), have insight into how Totalitarian governments get a foothold over populations. With that insight people will rebel against this destructive thinking. I see it happening already. There is HOPE. Prsonally, I think our recent local election are a step in the right direction.

    5. Here is my 12 yr. old grandson’s evaluation after reading your article.
      I asked him to tell me what he thought.
      So – right on Joel, this Louisianna young guy – is paying attention. He’s visiting us for the summer.

      Collin Knight
      Well to start off I personally can observe that they don’t care particularly your beliefs or ideals, simply your race, and they seem to do this to shut you up and sort you into a group that you may not even be apart of, and then call you racist for your race instead of because of your ideals.

      This is most likely to gain control of you and your country, and even your children’s minds. They do not listen to what you say if you are not a minority, instead they throw you into a corner.
      If you don’t fight back enough, they’ll do it to unfairly call you a racist person, no matter how bad it is.
      To get out, they simple want you to admit your “white privilege” and then you can be treated as a human again no matter how much you are truly not a racist.

      This is an obvious way of control, as they control the definition of white privilege, or its examples and can turn any excuse on you and people will believe it and go for your throat.

      So, they sort you into a group you may not be a part of, and you are apparently a part of no matter what.
      They control and can flex the ways to get out, in order to gain control, and will spread false ideas or information in order to cement it and help achieve their goal.
      They’ll threaten or will attack you, your family, your job, life, etc., in order to try and gain your submission.
      To make you not independent. To have control over your mind, decisions, life, and vote.

      This is a strategy to try and gain control no matter how evil, satanic in principle and execution, fraudulent, and selfish.

      Collin Knight – 12, Jennings Louisianna.

    6. Great commentary. What concerns me is why is Alaska is getting caught up in this lower 48 non-sense. I’ve always thought Alaskans had their act together and were beyond this un-American non-sense. Why do we play these silly games they are so intent to play down south. We are above this crap! Shut this down, and yes get the Governor to initiate a ban of this Marxist insanity in this state. THIS IS AMERICA! Oh, and I’m not white I’m Caucasian, and damn proud of it!

    7. Critical Race Theory is racism. Those who have suffered from racism should never use it as a weapon against anyone else.

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