Peterson’s message is one focused on finding meaning, not fueling hate. Although it’s not a saving message, it’s one we’ll be hearing for a long time.
Jordan Peterson is the most important counter-cultural public intellectual working today. He needs to be careful, not just controversial, on the issues that divide us.
I don’t know if you’re aware of this, but the Nazis are back right now. They’re at Costco. They’re at Walmart. Not so much at Trader Joe’s, but that could happen, too.
Defenders of Roy Moore should reflect that in an era of crisis we’re going to have to fall back on the strength of our values, norms, and institutions.
Political commentator Faith Goldy shares her views on controversial ideas, groups, and politically incorrect opinions.
It’s hard to know whether you’re winning or losing the latest round of the culture war if you have no idea what winning would look like.
‘This American Life’ ran a report on the Proud Boys, a self-described ‘fraternal organization” that promotes ‘alt-light’ political ideas centered on an odd combination of post-sexual-revolution mores.
Many in both political camps apparently agree that because Western civilization developed largely among light-skinned Anglo-Europeans, Western identity is reducible to whiteness.
Today during a live CBS News radio segment, radio anchor Gary Nunn labeled Fox News an ‘alt-right’ website and said Russian propagandists are using its work to benefit President Trump.
At every level, the beliefs and goals of the white supremacist, alt-right, Nazi movement directly oppose conservatism.
Their claims to Western culture—an essentially multi-racial, multi-ethnic legacy—are fake. The alt-right is attacking, not protecting, this culture.
A new poll shows most Americans, including a plurality of African-Americans, oppose efforts to tear down statues honoring Confederate soldiers.
Not making a Facebook post is not the same as driving a car into a crowd of people, or as supporting it.
We’re done with the ‘take what we can get’ phase of Donald Trump’s administration. It’s time for the ‘he’s a disaster and needs to go’ phase.
Seattle sent the message that law enforcement will take pretty reasonable measures to ensure that tense situations don’t explode into violent situations. Durham didn’t.
We can’t—and shouldn’t—wipe out the most sordid facets of our national past. They must serve as a haunting reminder of where we’ve been, and won’t return.
We must move beyond gated communities of thought and ‘us vs. them’ dichotomies, and instead pursue peace and reconciliation.
Allowing corrosive political discourse to infect our lives any more than it has would be a tragedy.
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