Most of the young people currently demolishing America’s statues were born too late to have picked up the habit from watching the attacks on statues of Lenin in the early 1990s, or of Saddam Hussein in the early 2000s.
From fat studies to academics, the world appears to have been taken over by identity politics. The result is the creation of a seemingly enormous congregation of members in the church of social justice.
We have to talk about 2+2. Unfortunately. Most unfortunately. This is because what looks like a simple and profoundly stupid Twitter fight must be understood in the full context in which it is playing out.
There’s a difference between “anti-racism” and actually overcoming racism. Overcoming racism requires liberalism, and “anti-racism,” as it is currently being taught, can only increase it. This is most obvious when…
Helen Pluckrose develops the definition of "Social Justice" as it is used in the academic literature in this tradition, explains its connections to identity politics and the political correctness movement, and then shows the relevance of the original postmodernists to this Theory in some detail.