identity politics

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