Racism is violence. It is intentionally hurting people by thought, word and or deed because of their race. Human institutions are constructed and sustained by humans. Racists will construct and sustain racists institutions to serve their needs. Those who believe that Irish people are the dregs of humanity and who also hold the power to construct and sustain commercial institutions will so arrange life in their society that they can legally advertise jobs with the statement in them that “Irish need not apply.” Or, they can so arrange the other institutions of society which they control, e.g. schools, so that the only jobs Irish people will be competent to do will be the jobs that no one else wants or no one else will do for the pittence being paid as a salary.
This 10 minute video is a remarkable presentations on the violence of racism and its institutional causes and perpetuatio
-Emmanuel Charles McCarthy