by Jim Sleeper
One line of attack: He’s playing into the hands of a well-funded conservative campaign to highlight examples of political correctness that distract us from real injustices.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
He says identity politics works for the right but not the left.
by Beverly Gage
"This is a shame, because he identifies some truly important questions that liberals and leftists of all stripes will have to face together.”
SOURCE: The way of improvement leads home
by John Fea
In an interview with the Chronicle of Higher Ed he says: "Diversity as a social goal and aim of social reform is an excellent thing. But identity politics today isn’t about group belonging; it’s about personal identity."
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