In the balance – Enlightenment liberalism is losing ground in the debate about race – The Economist

Where does this leave liberalism? “Cynical Theories”, a forthcoming book by Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay, two writers, argues that the two systems of thought are incompatible. One reason is that the constellation of postmodern thinking dealing with race, gender, sexuality and disability, which they call “Theory”, disempowers the individual in favour of group identities,… Continue reading In the balance – Enlightenment liberalism is losing ground in the debate about race – The Economist

The Collapse of Racial Liberalism – Nils Gilman

While a politics of ethno-racial identity have roared into the mainstream of both the Democratic and Republican parties, this parallelism by no means entails moral equivalence. For one side the goal is to complete the march through the institutions in order to end the four-centuries-long legacy of white supremacy. For the other it is about… Continue reading The Collapse of Racial Liberalism – Nils Gilman