Tag Archives: appropriation

Whiteness is appropriation.

Whiteness first appropriates labor and land; only later does it “appreciate” cultures and moralities.

Burns, “The National Parks.”

The beauty of the natural world is unrelated to the “beauty” of U.S. nationalism. To claim otherwise is an outrageous appropriation.

Time is not a property.

It cannot be appropriated, stolen, or divided.

On the take.

The ease with which anything can be appropriated shows how hard it is to truly own something.


All identification is identity theft.


Fictions like property rights do not make appropriation any more or less just; property laws are just rules for another game of chance and skill.

How do you expect me to say I want you?

No tyrant has ever been honest about their desires to dominate and posses.