Here we go again.
Dems, identity politics will not defeat Donald Trump
Since former Vice President Joe Biden joined the race, some Democrats have complained that despite the most diverse…
Like 2016, here come the think pieces on the evils of identity politics aka talking about difference (race, gender, sexuality) and complaints about politicians crafting policies based on identity rather than adopting broad- based economic strategies.
And then there are the White folks making the case for White identity politics (a.k.a. White grievance/White nationalism).
A Political Scientist Defends White Identity Politics
In his new book, " Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration, and the Future of White Majorities," Eric Kaufmann-a professor of…
Newsflash: y’all ain’t fooling nobody. We know what you’re trying to do.
The rise of white identity politics
Gage Skidmore/Flickr Conservatives and moderates are often dismissive of "identity politics," by which they mean…
The granddaddy, of course, is race. People just don’t want to talk about it. They want it to go away — -but don’t want to do anything to help make it go away.
Just why, they implore, are people of color so wrapped up in their identity? They’re always talking about it. They can’t stop! Always bringing it up at the most inopportune time. They’re always playing the race card. Why? Why?
Identity is multi-faceted. Here’s an historical perspective on Black American identity borne of suffering and sustained by systemic, institutionalized marginalization.
A primer on African American Identity that Binds
A substantial scholarly body of literature exists on identity formation — -especially on how African-American identity determines the confines of…