racism

Princeton University is One of the Least Racist Institutions in the World

Princeton University is One of the Least Racist Institutions in the World

Reflecting on recent events in Princeton starting with the July 4th “Faculty Letter” to the president, Professor Joshua Katz’s reply in his Declaration of Independence, and all the brouhaha it has generated, I cannot help noticing the asymmetry of the situation. In today’s demonology,

Sergiu Klainerman
Sergiu Klainerman
Education
PODCAST 98: Physicist Lawrence Krauss on Why Identity Politics Should be Kept Out of Science

PODCAST 98: Physicist Lawrence Krauss on Why Identity Politics Should be Kept Out of Science

Renowned physicist Lawrence Krauss talks to Jonathan Kay about his Quillette essay Racism Is Real. But Science Isn’t the Problem and explains why he expressed skepticism about the sincerity of the #strike4blacklives campaign supported by so many science organisations.

Quillette
Quillette
Lawrence Krauss
PODCAST 95: Joel Kotkin on the Pandemic and its Riotous Aftermath

PODCAST 95: Joel Kotkin on the Pandemic and its Riotous Aftermath

Joel Kotkin, executive director of the Urban Reform Institute and author of The Coming of Neo-Feudalism, talks to Toby Young about the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on American cities and the rioting that broke out following the death of George Floyd. Joel recently wrote about this in a piece

Quillette
Quillette
Podcast
The Misguided Moral Panic About Racism in British Universities

The Misguided Moral Panic About Racism in British Universities

According to one of the most extensive surveys ever conducted by the European Union, the U.K. is one of the least racist societies in the world, and what racism that remains is diminishing.1 These trends have been helped by the U.K.’s university system, which has educated

Wanjiru Njoya and Doug Stokes
Wanjiru Njoya and Doug Stokes
Education
NARRATED: Are Canadians Becoming More Racist?

NARRATED: Are Canadians Becoming More Racist?

Greg Ellis reads Are Canadians Becoming More Racist? This Week’s Election Proved the Opposite, Jonathan Kay’s essay about the recent election in Canada. It was published Quillette on 22nd October 2019.

Quillette
Quillette
Canadian 2019 Election
Intersectionalism Is Nonsense. But the Backlash Against It Is Very Real

Intersectionalism Is Nonsense. But the Backlash Against It Is Very Real

The campaign to silence those who question progressive ideas about race and privilege requires frequent rebranding. Labels such as “far-right” and “alt-right,” which once might have served to strip a person of his or her livelihood and personal reputation, have become such common terms of abuse that they’ve effectively

Debra Soh
Debra Soh
racism
How the IDW Can Avoid the Tribalist Pull

How the IDW Can Avoid the Tribalist Pull

In the year since the so-called “Intellectual Dark Web” made its first public appearance in a New York Times feature by Bari Weiss, the informal network of “renegade” scholars and journalists on the outs with the cultural establishment has continued to draw attention and controversy. One bone of contention is

Cathy Young
Cathy Young
IDW
Quillette Podcast 29 – Coleman Hughes on an allegedly racist incident at Barnard College

Quillette Podcast 29 – Coleman Hughes on an allegedly racist incident at Barnard College

Jonathan Kay talks to Coleman Hughes about his latest Quillette article, which concerns an allegedly racist incident at Barnard College. Coleman, who is an undergraduate at Columbia, doesn’t think the Barnard employees involved are guilty of racism.

Quillette
Quillette
Barnard College