Instead of fighting injustice, we end up fighting each other.
Tish Harrison Warren
That term privilege, once the property of academics and social researchers, has become ubiquitous and culture-shaping. In The Perils of Privilege: Why Injustice Can't Be Solved by Accusing Others of Advantage, Phoebe Maltz Bovy discusses how "privilege" is the primary framework for how we talk about social justice today — from conversation-stopper phrases hurled like grenades online ("check your privilege," "your privilege is showing") to the new genre of "privilege aware" confessions. continue reading >>