by John Brodgian | August 24, 2015 3:11 pm
Newspapers used to provide opinion pieces to encourage conversation and make you think. Now, they just post any idiotic thing they can think of for clickbait. That’s the only rationale behind this…
“Racial reconciliation is impossible without some kind of broad-based, systemic reparations,” writes Theodore R. Johnson, a former White House fellow and current Ph.D candidate in law and policy at Northeastern University. “But if a pecuniary answer can’t fix the structural disadvantage — and it can’t — what can?”
The answer, Johnson argues, is simple: weighted voting, where black votes count for more than white ones. Specifically, Johnson suggests giving each black person five-thirds of a vote, to reverse the old three-fifths compromise written into the U.S. Constitution.
No word on how much Latino or Asian votes should count for. As for white votes…LOL!
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