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The Guard Is In Chains

Today I saw another article decrying identity politics. I’ll confess, I run hot and cold on this. As a good 1960s hold-over, I have the tendency to privilege identity politics…whether based on race, class, gender, or what have you. Yet, I will also admit to feeling some concern about it. As a weapon it is,…

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Beyond Identity Politics?

Personally, I don’t know quite what to make of the current debate over “identity politics.” When I was a much younger man (as in forty years ago) it was very much the thing. Everyone in my little political circle thought that it was extremely progressive, and just what we needed to move us all along…

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