The Pernicious Influence of Eduardo Bonilla-Silva’s Sophistry The Center - “In one of the great exercises of academic sophistry in our times, Eduardo Bonilla-Silva wants to persuade us that color-blindness is racism, and color-consciousness is anti-racism.” Gabriel Andrade 7/9/2020

 

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The Authentic Conservative vs. the Reactionary Conservative The Left - “The reactionary outlook is, consequently, hostile to the commitment to moral equality that authentic conservatives, liberals, and progressives share.” Matt McManus 7/8/2020
Nathan J. Robinson’s Curious Critique The Left - “If people’s convictions about those particular issues are weak enough that they could be changed by watching Rising, they surely could be changed in many other ways…” Néstor de Buen 7/7/2020
Review: “Welcome to the Rebellion: A New Hope in Radical Politics” by Michael Harris The Left - “Although set ‘A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….,’ the Star Wars narrative feels increasingly relevant with a very real empire, one of corporate domination, at large on earth today.” Al Binns 7/7/2020
What Is the “Real Deal” at Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot? The Center - “However, in this piece, I will explain precisely why Thinkspot was created. The story starts shortly after the turn of the millennium, with crowdsourcing and crowdfunding.” Adam Wasserman 7/6/2020
The Foundational Integrity of Imants Ziedonis The Center - “In other words, Ziedonis, knowingly or not, recognized that for a state to be free, its people must recognize a shared tradition and must be themselves free to build upon it.” Patrick Burr 7/6/2020
The Dangers of Politicizing the Coronavirus The Center - “It is not often that everyone in the country faces the same towering life-and-death challenge all at once, which is why we should drop the cheap partisan smears and start talking honestly about the greatest threat we have confronted in a generation.” Matt Johnson 7/5/2020
Choose “the Party of 1776,” Not “the Party of 1619” The Right - “Today, with the very identity of the West at stake, it is perhaps particularly important to focus on celebrating those great values.” Mark Granza 7/4/2020
Interview with Oliver Strijbis: Swiss Lessons on Identity and National Unity The Center - “Political ideas are too abstract. They are not enough to make people emotional about identity. Swiss identity has a cultural element.” Mark Hecht 7/3/2020
Anti-Racism Demonstrations That Are Just Too Much The Center - “Those doing things like reenacting a slave raid may have noble intentions, but they are sending the wrong message.” Gabriel Andrade 7/3/2020
When Censorship Is Outsourced to the Private Sector The Right - “Our commitment to the rights of others to express themselves, even if they hold heinous beliefs, is something uniquely American, and it is perhaps the finest piece of our cultural heritage.” Eddie Ferrara 7/2/2020
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