A cover story for The Atlantic considers our national flight into Fantasyland, and the political thought of ‘American barbarians.’
The old bigots are swiftly aging out of influence, while the already meager influence of the new racists, out of all proportion to the attention they have attracted, is continuing to wane.
Only once before in American history has a significant portion of the population decided they could not tolerate the political ascendency of those with whom they disagreed.
It is clear that the Democratic Party has to choose whether it will be open to abortion limits, but it is not clear which choice will ultimately help them compete politically.
The anti-Semitism of the alt-right and the new left are both morally repugnant and both potentially dangerous.
If you fear losing a job for crossing whatever the bleeding edge of political correctness is at any given moment, these stories are not dumb.
It’s the cultural progressivism we’ve grown immune to over the past 50 years.
Vox Day says the alt-right is conservative. It’s actually an identity movement on par with Black Lives Matter, La Raza, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, and other products of cultural Marxism.
The development of Star Trek’s moral and political tone over 50 years traces the strange decline of American liberalism since the Kennedy era.
The Founders’ epistemic humility and progressives’ epistemic arrogance is a lesson for all time.
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