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No, identity politics is not to blame for the failures of the left

06 Dec

In these troubled times, it’s good to know that moderate conservatives, anxious liberals and even your neighbourhood Trotskyist uncle can come together against the common enemy: students. Prissy, stuck-up students, with their trigger warnings and political correctness and highfalutin ideas about racial justice. It must be their fault. Forget the gurning neo-fascists goose-stepping into power across the globe, it’s the students who are the real enemy. If they hadn’t been so hung-up on identity politics, we wouldn’t be staring into this abyss. You know I’m right.
http://www.newstatesman.com/world/2016/11/no-identity-politics-not-blame-failures-left

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Posted by on December 6, 2016 in North America

 

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