identity politics

PODCAST 108: Conservative Intellectual Douglas Murray on the Newly Emboldened Radical Left and Why the Silent Majority Needs to Speak Up

PODCAST 108: Conservative Intellectual Douglas Murray on the Newly Emboldened Radical Left and Why the Silent Majority Needs to Speak Up

Author Douglas Murray talks about the new Afterword to The Madness of Crowds, his best-selling book about identity politics, and the events of the last six months which have accelerated the toxic trends he warned about.

Quillette
Quillette
Identitarian Dystopia
From Homophobia to Anti-Bigotry: How Did Christians Become the New Pariahs?

From Homophobia to Anti-Bigotry: How Did Christians Become the New Pariahs?

It is a chill February day in London in 2018 and a small demonstration is taking place outside a cinema just off Piccadilly Circus. Wrapped-up warm, the quiet protestors are holding up posters that say “Silenced” in capital letters. Most Londoners trying to get to their bus stops or across

Douglas Murray
Douglas Murray
Gay Rights
PODCAST 56: Douglas Murray talks about his new book The Madness of Crowds

PODCAST 56: Douglas Murray talks about his new book The Madness of Crowds

Conservative intellectual Douglas Murray talks to Toby Young about the moral shortcomings of identity politics and the Marxist underpinnings of the Social Justice movement, both subjects of his new book The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race, and Identity.

Quillette
Quillette
identity politics
Another Dream Deferred

Another Dream Deferred

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1963 When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered what, in

Michael Shermer
Michael Shermer
gender
White Privilege Is Real, but Well-Meaning White Liberals Are Helping to Perpetuate It

White Privilege Is Real, but Well-Meaning White Liberals Are Helping to Perpetuate It

After hosting African-American writer Ta-Nehisi Coates on his television show, Jon Stewart asked Coates whether America’s changing demographics could finally upend the anti-black society portrayed in Coates’s autobiographical Between the World and Me. Coates was doubtful, but Stewart, speaking for many white liberals, replied, “I hope you’re

Eric Kaufmann
Eric Kaufmann
identity politics
Identity Politics Does More Harm Than Good to Minorities

Identity Politics Does More Harm Than Good to Minorities

It is difficult to think of an issue today as contentious as identity politics. Long criticised by the right as divisive and polarising, it has begun to be questioned by some on the left as well – from thinkers such as Mark Lilla and Jonathan Haidt. Writing from a liberal perspective

Remi Adekoya
Remi Adekoya
identity politics