[Marxism] Donald Sterling: racist and sexist pig extraordinaire | Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Apr 27 14:46:44 MDT 2014

This week there were blatant signs that America was not yet a 
“postracial” society. First we were treated to the spectacle of Nevada 
rancher Cliven Bundy, hailed by the libertarian right for his stand 
against a federal government he deemed non-existent, telling a NY Times 
reporter that Blacks abort their young children and put their young men 
in jail “because they never learned how to pick cotton.”

Fast on his heels, Donald Sterling, the 81 year old owner of the Los 
Angeles Clippers, a basketball team with a Black coach and star guard 
who also happens to be the president of the players’ union, was caught 
saying over the phone to his 38 year old girlfriend—of mixed Latino and 
Black ancestry—that she should stop showing up at his arena with so many 


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