Posts Tagged

identity politics

fearless girl

Last week, an idol was erected in the streets of Manhattan: a bronze statue of a defiant young girl standing rigid and resolute in the face...
identity politics

How the two parties approached their respective presidential election cycle losses in this decade is revealing. While the GOP conducted its 2012 “autopsy” in the...
identity politics

In the days that followed Donald Trump’s election victory, liberal assessments about what went wrong and prescriptions for how the Left can move forward were in...
democrats

America—possibly including many within Donald Trump’s campaign team—was entirely unprepared for the election of the celebrity billionaire to the presidency. Perhaps none more so than...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg should have known she was only being used. The octogenarian Supreme Court justice has been the subject of one of the most transparently...
hillary clinton

Nothing says “champion of equality” quite like quotas. The restoration of this deeply unfair, anti-meritocratic hiring philosophy is just the latest hasty pander from Hillary Clinton....
Andrew Jackson

When Treasury Department officials announced in June of 2015 that the $10 bill was to be redesigned, they claimed this move was a purely practical...
democratic debate

A foolproof way to get a read on someone’s ideological partialities is to present him or her with a Bernie Sanders for President spot. The...
identity politics

It’s a bombastic question, and usually it’s the domain of the nativist right or the anchorless left. Patrick Buchanan, for example, framed the question in terms...
identity politics

Mount McKinley is gone. Not in the physical sense, of course. America’s highest peak is as immutable as any other majestic prominence. It will, however,...

How far can you go in pushing a public figure on his or her racial, ethnic or gender identity? If you’re a liberal, you know...

The electoral strategies of both the Republican and Democratic parties contain an element of identity politics, though generally of very different kinds. Republican identity politics...