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Thursday, November 22, 2007

Why We Shouldn't Celebrate Thanksgiving


[via AlterNet, h/t, Vladimir]

After years of being constantly annoyed and often angry about the historical denial built into Thanksgiving Day, [Robert Jensen suggests] we replace the feasting with fasting and create a National Day of Atonement to acknowledge the genocide of indigenous people that is central to the creation of the United States.

1 comment:

Utilitarian said...

Agreed.