identity politics

black lives matter religion

Is Black Lives Matter a religion for woke white people?

June 4, 2020 7:51 am

The protesters are expressing the ‘godless creed’ of identity politics

fake problems

Real problems erase fake ones

April 23, 2020 2:38 pm

Should unemployment skyrocket in the US, the fracas over Confederate monuments will evaporate

stephen king

Stephen King and the warped morality of identity politics

January 14, 2020 5:11 pm

Liberals as a whole still tend to believe that people (and the art they make) deserve to be judged individually and on their own merits

yale colleges

Colleges should be ‘islands of excellence’

October 18, 2019 1:52 pm

Scarcely a month passes without some distinguished professor being targeted for defenestration

free speech hate speech

The best response to hate speech is free speech

July 17, 2019 11:24 pm

It’s time to give up on the idea that we can legislate niceness

lebanonization

The Lebanonization of America

March 24, 2019 1:27 pm

The left’s ambitious identity politics agenda could make the United States a lot more like Lebanon

donald trump identity

Identity is just as important as wealth. Why don’t economists get that?

January 6, 2019 8:19 am

Economics is obsessed with the gains arising from scale. But identity does not scale neatly or quickly

godfrey elfwick

The Winterfest Carol of Godfrey Elfwick

December 21, 2018 5:00 am

Godfrey bless us, every one!

sarah lawrence college higher education

The dangerous silence in higher education

November 10, 2018 9:13 am

I suggested that more balance was needed in academic programming. Within hours, my office door and surrounding corridor was vandalized

eminem woke

The woke go broke

November 2, 2018 8:16 am

What’s the connection between shrinking profits and being vocally progressive?

governor kate brown oregon

My night of hostile sexism in the Beaver State

October 23, 2018 2:09 pm

A tight gubernatorial race in Oregon, and an evening of performative machismo

douglas murray australia

I can’t think of a time when more people have lost their minds

August 30, 2018 7:41 am

Travels in Australia and New Zealand

privileged white man

Stop calling me ‘a privileged white man’ – I’m more than that

August 23, 2018 8:23 am

There’s only one thing you can’t be in our pluralistic society, and that’s just you

identity politics

Identity politics are – by definition – racist

August 16, 2018 1:15 pm

The movement insists that what we are is more important than who we are