Masks need to come off

Submitted by lmcshane on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 09:08.


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We all wear masks in our daily life.  The recent dust-up about the Guy Falkes masks are illustrative of a problem in NEO that needs dialogue. 

We have a lot of problems with how we interact whether it be based on gender, age, skin color and ethnicity.  It's time we talk about these issues and it's time to stop wearing a mask to do so.  Take the personal out of it.

Laura McShane

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White is not the color of Occupy

 I thank KathyWrayColeman for bringing to my attention that the white Guy Fawkes mask has potential racial baggage.

This had not dawned on me, but with Realneo I got educated.

This begs the ?s, how do we convert the Guy Fawkes face to be everyman?   



For once since the Viet Nam War we have activists in the public sphere.  Let's keep our eye on the prize and not go after each other here.   Plz.