Nonprofit and philanthropy and our bad habit of “both-siding” inequity and injustice
This piece argues that “both-siding happens because we think we’re being fair and intellectually curious and encouraging ‘diversity of perspectives,’ etc.” Rigorous debates and hearing both sides “should be designed to engage with essential truths, not to argue about whether an overwhelmingly proven fact is valid or not.”
“When it comes to race, equity, access, diversity, and inclusion, we often engage in both-siding without realizing it, in the process allowing toxic and uninformed views to cloud discussions on racism, ableism, misogyny, etc. It is important to recognize it so we can put a stop to it.”
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