white privilege

Quillette's Best on Critical Social Justice

Quillette's Best on Critical Social Justice

Wilfrid Laurier and the Creep of Critical Theory | Uri Harris “We’re moving away from the multidimensional, bottom-up approach to discourse that has characterised and helped shape Western societies, and towards a singular, top-down approach that more resembles how Western societies looked before the Enlightenment.” The Stifling Uniformity of Literary

Quillette
Quillette
social justice
Facts Don’t Care About Your Diversity Training Certificate—A Critique of Credentialism

Facts Don’t Care About Your Diversity Training Certificate—A Critique of Credentialism

One of the most commonly heard debater’s challenges, online and in real life, is: “Are YOU an expert in (X)?” The obvious if generally unspoken corollary is: “If not, then shut up.” However, very often, you don’t need to. There is little evidence that a smart normal citizen,

Wilfred Reilly
Wilfred Reilly
Activism
NARRATED: What They Don't Teach You at the University of Washington's Ed School

NARRATED: What They Don't Teach You at the University of Washington's Ed School

Greg Ellis reads What They Don’t Teach You at the University of Washington’s Ed School, Nick Wilson’s account of spending a year at what turned out to be Neo-Marxist madrasa. It was published in Quillette on April 5, 2019.

Quillette
Quillette
Ed School
Quillette Podcast 37 – Kathrine Jebsen Moore on How Knitting Was Captured by the Social Justice Cult

Quillette Podcast 37 – Kathrine Jebsen Moore on How Knitting Was Captured by the Social Justice Cult

Jonathan Kay talks to Kathrine Jebsen Moore about how the Instagram knitting community has been invaded by vengeful Social Justice mobs. Kathrine has written about this strange phenomenon twice for Quillette, once on 17th February, and once on 7th June.

Quillette
Quillette
Instagram
Unpacking Peggy McIntosh's Knapsack by William Ray

Unpacking Peggy McIntosh's Knapsack by William Ray

Greg Ellis reads Unpacking Peggy McIntosh’s Knapsack, William Ray’s critical essay about McIntosh’s seminal 1989 paper that popularised the concept of ‘white privilege.’ It was published in Quillette on 29th August 2018.

Quillette
Quillette
Narrated
Quillette Podcast 7 - Jonathan Church on 'White Privilege,' 'White Fragility' and 'Unconscious Bias'

Quillette Podcast 7 - Jonathan Church on 'White Privilege,' 'White Fragility' and 'Unconscious Bias'

Associate editor Toby Young talks to Jonathan Church, Quillette contributor and economist, about ‘white privilege,’ ‘white fragility,’ ‘color-blind racism,’ ‘unconscious bias,’ ‘micro-aggressions’ and why the Social Justice Left is more interested in punishing whites than understanding the complexity of racial

Quillette
Quillette
Color-Blind Racism
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