In this episode of the New Discourses Podcast, James Lindsay reads through this latter paper, “Toward a Theory of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy,” to expose what this menace to education is (hint: it’s not very clear, but it’s obviously Marxism).
In this episode of the New Discourses Podcast, join James Lindsay as he reads through and adds nuance and detail to the relevant "neo-Marxism" entry in his Critical Social Justice Encyclopedia so that you can better understand where Wokeness comes from and how it thinks and operates.
In recent years, there has been an ongoing controversy about the origins of currently fashionable social justice ideology. Terms like Cultural Marxism and postmodernism have been used and subjected to sometimes fierce attacks.
What is Critical Race Theory? What does it believe? Where does it come from? How does it work? And what can we do about it? These are core questions to understanding our times. In this series of lectures, originally delivered in Tampa, Florida, in July of 2021, James Lindsay, the founder of New Discourses, gives thorough, deep answers to these questions.
The 1960s ended, in fact, some half a century ago. Nonetheless, they all share a concern that their employer, university, or children’s school seems to think otherwise and is therefore requiring an affirmation to a very specific understanding of “racism” and “anti-racism”.