Roqayah Chamseddine

Roqayah Chamseddine is a Lebanese-American writer, published poet, and journalist, whose work can be found at Roqchams.com. Follow her on Twitter: @roqchams

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Bruenig Firing: ‘Civility’ As A Tool To Control Political Dissent
The idea that political civility is a necessary element of political discourse—one which is meant to emulate a kind of ideal courtroom politesse—is a bourgeois conviction. Expressions of civility are said to uphold democratic standards and tame violent language, and are therefore considered...
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