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Sam Harris, Jordan Peterson, And The Identity Politics Conundrum

There is a good argument to be made that the Alt Right movement spearheaded by the likes of Steve Bannon, Richard Spencer, Milo Yiannopolous, and the polemicists at Breitbart was a reaction to the rise of identity politics on the left. Much has been written about this, and the movement built around …Continue reading Continue […]

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Professor Claiming White Yoga Practitioners  Are “White Supremacists” Is Why The Alt Right Exists

When you are familiar with the (admittedly small) intellectual circles in the Alt Right movement, it becomes apparent that much of their nastiness stems from a reaction to the rise of identity politics in the the US. People like Steve Bannon and Milo Yiannopolous cleverly use this to stir …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Identity Politics Won Virginia

Tuesday night, white men in Virginia voted overwhelmingly (63%) for Ed Gillespie (after he ran an incredibly racist campaign. White women voted for him by a slim (51%) but convincing margin as well despite Gillespie embracing Trumpism, the wholesale rolling back of women’s reproductive rights. Even …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Identity Politics Won Virginia

Tuesday night, white men in Virginia voted overwhelmingly (63%) for Ed Gillespie (after he ran an incredibly racist campaign. White women voted for him by a slim (51%) but convincing margin as well despite Gillespie embracing Trumpism, the wholesale rolling back of women’s reproductive rights. Even …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Return of the Blue Dog Democrat

As the Democratic Party shifts further away from the center, an emerging narrative is that this might not be the best idea for recapturing the more conservative parts of America from a Republican Party that has become dangerously unstable:Enter a group called New Democracy, a combination think tank …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Hard Left and Corporatist Democrats Agree: We Need to Kick Marginalized Groups to the Curb

There’s been a bit of an uproar since a New York Times op-ed by long time Democratic strategist Mark Penn was published on Thursday. Penn has been roundly denounced by pretty much everyone from both the Clinton and Bernie camps for calling for the Democratic Party to return to the 1990s:The …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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