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Erik Kain

Erik writes about video games at Forbes and politics at Mother Jones. He's the contributor of The League though he hasn't written much here lately. He can be found occasionally composing 140 character cultural analysis on Twitter.

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  1. Avatar Mark Thompson
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    The thought that comes to my mind looking at those photos is that it’s obvious that the KKK’s garb is directly stolen from those traditions, which can obviously no longer occur amongst decent people in the US. It is absolutely tragic that because of the KKK, those traditions have come to mean for most Americans the precise opposite of their original, and more univeral, meaning.Report

  2. Avatar E.D. Kain
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    I know, it’s really very sad. The Nazi’s, of course, stole the Swastika from the Indians also. I opened several old copies of some Rudyard Kipling books and they were completely covered in Swastikas – a symbol Kipling used, apparently, as a sort of icon for his writing.Report

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