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Red Blue Translator
Nov 21 2016
In this highly divisive election, many editorials pointed out the problem of identity politics, how it causes problems for the Democratic Party, worsens race relations and belittles many other segments of Americans, if not everyone. Some saw it as a key driving force that backfired against Democrats and Hillary Clinton to elect Donald Trump. Some called for an end to identity liberalism.New York Times (News) The Week - News New York Times (News)
Red Blue Translator
Jan 30 2020
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is pushing to reveal the identity of the Ukraine whistleblower as part of the Senate impeachment trial. Paul reportedly attempted to pose a question about the individual multiple times during proceedings in recent days; Chief Justice John Roberts has reportedly blocked Paul's efforts.
Most reporting outlets addressed the fact that "conservative" news sources hadNew York Post (News) The Hill CNN (Online News)
Jan 02 2021
In American Awakening, Georgetown political theory dean Joshua Mitchell unmasks identity politics for what it is: a toxic outgrowth of Protestant Christianity that threatens the American regime of liberty and self-government. The book builds on popular critiques of wokeness by placing the phenomenon in the grander scheme of our post-1989 experiment in secular hyper-liberalism.
Oct 19 2020
In 2020, much of the public discussion of social issues revolves around notions of identity. Ideas about race, reformulations of gender, and considerations of class or religious confession. But it is not often stated that these identity categories are qualitatively different, and these differences have different implications for the real world. Some reflection on the real-world consequences ofQuillette
Sep 27 2020
Since the outbreak of Black Lives Matter protests a few months ago, there have been various efforts to rehabilitate violence and looting as acceptable and even laudable forms of political protest. This trend was previously seen in 2011, during the urban riots in England, when the BBC referred to rioters and looters as ‘protesters’. Back then, the BBC was forced to acknowledge that it was wrongSpiked
Jun 29 2020
Yesterday morning, President Trump circulated a video showing a pitched battle at The Villages: a verbal battle between pro-Trumpers and anti-Trumpers. The Villages is a retirement community in Florida, billed as the state’s “Friendliest Hometown.”
You would not want to cite that video in support of that contention.National Review
Dec 31 2019
A transgender “man” just gave birth to a child named Jamie in Great Britain fathered by a transgender “woman.” This seems a fitting coda to the 2010s.
The decade in search of an identity passes mercifully at midnight. It began with the first black president. It ended with the first orange president. Many of the same people who voted for hope and change cast ballots to make America greatThe American Spectator
Jan 03 2020
The biggest tech news yesterday is that the former Google human rights chief says he was “sidelined” over the proposed, censored Chinese search engine known as “Dragonfly.” Ross LaJeunesse, the executive, knew how to ensure his story would make an impact. He spoke with The Verge’s Colin Lecher and many other media outlets, published a Medium post with frankly shocking details, and dominatedThe Verge