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Moving from Fault to Cause: Looking for Systemic Solutions to White Supremacy

Moving from Fault to Cause: Looking for Systemic Solutions to White Supremacy

Moving from Fault to Cause: Looking for Systemic Solutions to White Supremacy

  • Time Investment: 13 - 19 minutes
  • Date Published: 09/2017

We can see throughout many examples in history that when we look for "who" is at fault, and thereby seek social change through shaming that person (or that group), it tends to lead to disastrous long term consequences. Even if it works in the short term. Instead, if we want to end cycles of violence we can seek to understand systemic causes and context of individuals' behaviour. And from there, look for solutions that stem from this understanding.

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