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Wesley Yang on Asian-Americans and the Struggle for Recognition
The author of
The Souls of Yellow Folk
says he “knew there was a risk that the book would be straw-manned by its critics. And it has been.”
Trump’s Closing Midterm Pitch Is White Identity Politics
Let’s discard the illusion that Republicans are the enemies of identity politics and political correctness. They practice both–but for white males.
Can a Philosopher Help Calm the Identity-Politics Wars?
An interview with Kwame Anthony Appiah, author of
The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity
The Left’s Contempt for Jordan Peterson Is Perfectly Rational
Peterson’s toxic form of identity politics enables centrist snowflakes to avoid engaging with facts and ideas that threaten their worldview.
Ocasio-Cortez Proved That ‘Identity Politics’ Is an Asset for Berniecrats
Socialists just put Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Congress by exploiting the Democratic base’s hunger for more diverse representation.
How Can Democrats Connect ‘Identity Politics’ to Economics?
By talking about gender and race more, not less.
Pop Culture’s Great Awokening
What happens to culture in an era of identity politics?
Racism May Have Gotten Us Into This Mess, But Identity Politics Can’t Get Us Out
Ta-Nehisi Coates tells us that Donald Trump’s racial appeal makes him America’s first white president. But how do we make him the last?
love and war
Solange Discusses Intersectional Feminism in
“I want women’s rights to be equally honored, and uplifted, and heard.”
Trans Teens on What ‘Bathroom Anxiety’ Really Feels Like
“What if something bad happens and nobody knows, and they just leave me in there?”
Can Democrats Move Left —
to the Suburbs?
Liberal activists want economic populism. But Democrats’ path to a House majority cuts through affluent suburbs that shunned Bernie Sanders.
8-Year-Old Trans Boy Perfectly Sums Up Why He Wants to Be a Boy Scout
After he was asked to leave his Cub Scout pack.
last night on late night
Samantha Bee Talks Identity Politics Post-Trump
“Identity politics” sure seems like a negative rebranding of “civil rights.”
the body politic
Identity Issues Don’t Distract From Economic Issues — They Are Economic Issues
What Trumpism could do to our human infrastructure.
A Shocking Number of Transgender Americans Are Afraid to Use Public Restrooms
According to a groundbreaking new survey.
What Bernie Sanders Gets Right About Identity Politics
Identity-based critiques of economic reductionism have become tools for obscuring the divergent interests of rich and poor Democrats.
See You in 4 Years, When I Awake From My Medically-Induced Coma
This should make things easier for the white men of the left.
Watch Secret Deodorant’s Groundbreaking Ad Featuring a Transgender Woman
“There’s no wrong way to be a woman.”
The Reviled Identity Politics Show That Forever Changed Art
How identity politics became for this era what Impressionism and Cubism were for theirs.
It’s About to Get Easier to Update the Sex on Your Birth Certificate
A move toward more rights for transgender New Yorkers.
Nikki Haley Renamed Her Husband
Just ‘cause she felt like it.