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Identity Politics

  1. democratic primaries
    Julián Castro Might Be a BelieverHis floundering campaign seems committed to advancing moral — but unpopular — issues. What’s the long game?
  2. identity politics
    The GOP’s Cynical New Identity-Politics PlaySenate Republicans are looking to back bills that rebuke anti-Semitism — despite their own party’s complicity in anti-Semitic violence.
  3. just asking questions
    Wesley Yang on Asian-Americans and the Struggle for RecognitionThe 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.”
  4. 2018 midterms
    Trump’s Closing Midterm Pitch Is White Identity PoliticsLet’s discard the illusion that Republicans are the enemies of identity politics and political correctness. They practice both–but for white males.
  5. Can a Philosopher Help Calm the Identity-Politics Wars?An interview with Kwame Anthony Appiah, author of The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity.
  6. identity politics
    The Left’s Contempt for Jordan Peterson Is Perfectly RationalPeterson’s toxic form of identity politics enables centrist snowflakes to avoid engaging with facts and ideas that threaten their worldview.
  7. Ocasio-Cortez Proved That ‘Identity Politics’ Is an Asset for BerniecratsSocialists just put Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Congress by exploiting the Democratic base’s hunger for more diverse representation.
  8. the body politic
    How Can Democrats Connect ‘Identity Politics’ to Economics?By talking about gender and race more, not less.
  9. Racism May Have Gotten Us Into This Mess, But Identity Politics Can’t Get Us OutTa-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?
  10. Can Democrats Move Left — and to the Suburbs?Liberal activists want economic populism. But Democrats’ path to a House majority cuts through affluent suburbs that shunned Bernie Sanders.
  11. What Bernie Sanders Gets Right About Identity PoliticsIdentity-based critiques of economic reductionism have become tools for obscuring the divergent interests of rich and poor Democrats.
  12. identity politics
    It’s About to Get Easier to Update the Sex on Your Birth CertificateA move toward more rights for transgender New Yorkers.
  13. identity politics
    Nikki Haley Renamed Her HusbandJust ‘cause she felt like it.