Identity

Progressivism, Sexuality, and Mental Illness

Progressivism, Sexuality, and Mental Illness

Is contemporary liberal-left culture producing greater mental distress?

Eric Kaufmann
Eric Kaufmann
12 min read
Politics
Diversity and Its Discontents

Diversity and Its Discontents

The public conversation about demographic change is hypocritical and destructive.

Bo Winegard
Bo Winegard
11 min read
Politics
What Is Black America?

What Is Black America?

Each year as America toggles from Black History Month to March Madness, I find myself thinking of the Nigerian student who walked into my college office some years ago at around this time. This brilliant young man and aspiring academic told me of his discomfort with Black History Month, and

Steve Salerno
Steve Salerno
10 min read
Politics
AWOL Black Fathers

AWOL Black Fathers

When my mother called me in from play one afternoon to meet the man seated in our living room, her introduction was redundant—I immediately knew who he was. And, right off, I did not like him. His absence had been a painful matter in my life. The house that

John Washington
John Washington
13 min read
Politics
How Social Justice Killed Anti-Racism

How Social Justice Killed Anti-Racism

One of the early signs of trouble for the British anti-racism movement was a tweet sent by Lee Jasper in April 2013, in which he declared that black people are incapable of being racist, and offered to publicly debate anybody who disagreed. I offered to debate him, as did a

Jerry Barnett
Jerry Barnett
11 min read
Politics
Identity Mania

Identity Mania

A review of The Identity Myth by David Swift. Constable, 320 pages (June 2022). In recent decades, anxieties afflicting Western democracies have arisen from new beliefs and conflicts about how citizens relate to each other—their relative status in society, notions of mutual respect, and the patterns that the past

John Lloyd
John Lloyd
7 min read
Politics
Why Culture Matters for Racial Disparities

Why Culture Matters for Racial Disparities

In the 1980s, the National Basketball Association (NBA) experienced a revival in fan interest sparked by a hyped team rivalry between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers, and by the personal rivalry between their two respective superstars, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson. Bird is white, Johnson is black,

Jonathan Church
Jonathan Church
17 min read
Politics
Who Will Save Us From Racist AI?

Who Will Save Us From Racist AI?

In recent years, a wealth of literature has emerged exploring how AI and machine learning (ML) can improve diagnostic precision in medicine. Combined with deep learning (a subset of ML), this research has the potential, inter alia, to advance cancer detection, streamline treatment algorithms, and enhance our ability to predict

Zachary Robert Caverley
Zachary Robert Caverley
8 min read
Health