Charles Brown CharlesB at CNCL.ci.detroit.mi.us
Wed Mar 15 14:57:28 PST 2000

>>> Doug Henwood <dhenwood at panix.com> 03/15/00 02:24PM >>>
Charles Brown wrote:

>In general, if you don't think there is anybody you would trust
>making decisions on legal definitions, what are you demonstrating
>for in Seattle and elsewhere ? Who will decide the statutes,
>definitions and cases that arise out of the progressive laws you are
>trying to win ?

Policy should be decided democratically.


CB: So the answer to your original question - who would decide what is racism ? - is "it should be decided democratically ".

You want to pretend that somehow the decision on what is "racism" is uniquely influenced by the state powers you don't like, but decisions on other policies are not .


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