Christian Alejandro Gonzalez

Christian Alejandro Gonzalez

Anatomist of Racial Inequality: An Interview with Glenn Loury

Anatomist of Racial Inequality: An Interview with Glenn Loury

Glenn Loury has the ability, occasionally displayed by great writers, of articulating his opponents’ arguments fairly while simultaneously exaggerating their claims ever so slightly in order to hint at their fundamental unsoundness. In our interview, he provides an example. Asked whether he believes African Americans should be encouraged to take

Christian Alejandro Gonzalez
Christian Alejandro Gonzalez
Must Reads
Intersectionality—A Review

Intersectionality—A Review

A review of Intersectionality by Patricia Hill Collins and Sirma Bilge. Flatiron Books (April 2016) 260 pages. With Intersectionality, Patricia Hill Collins and Sirma Bilge have provided a handy explanation of the theory’s foundational concepts. In accessible language they sketch the history of intersectional thought, provide helpful definitions of

Christian Alejandro Gonzalez
Christian Alejandro Gonzalez
The Illiberal Logic of Intersectionality

The Illiberal Logic of Intersectionality

A spate of articles about intersectionality have been published recently—two at Heterodox Academy from Ian Storey and Chris Martin and another at the Atlantic from Conor Friedersdorf. These three authors seek to challenge what appears to be a reflexive hostility among conservative and centrist thinkers to the ideas of

Christian Alejandro Gonzalez
Christian Alejandro Gonzalez
Education
Don't Abandon the King Standard

Don't Abandon the King Standard

Over the past few years, but especially since Donald Trump’s election, we have witnessed a vanishing common ground on issues of race between Left and Right. Presently, the race debate in America is not over marginal issues or their nuances but over first principles; apart from a general (and

Christian Alejandro Gonzalez
Christian Alejandro Gonzalez
Diversity Debate