Posted:Feb 5, 2015
Jonathan Chait’s piece, “Not a Very P.C. Thing to Say”
Freddie’s first response to Chait, “I don’t know what to do, you guys”
Amanda Taub’s piece, “The truth about ‘political correctness’ is that it doesn’t actually exist”
Wikipedia on “PCU”
Everyday Feminism on “ableist language”
Freddie on campus activism
Art Spiegelman’s graphic novel, “In the Shadow of New Towers”
Chait’s piece, “The Democrats Have Two Choices Now: Gridlock or Annihilation”
Doug Henwood on Hillary Clinton
Alex Pareene on Chait
Aryeh’s piece, “Robo-Chait”
Tom Wolfe’s piece, “The ‘Me’ Decade and the Third Great Awakening”
Freddie on civility
Jacob Weisberg’s 2006 piece on Ned Lamont
Andrew Sullivan’s 1989 TNR story, “Here Comes the Groom”
Interview with Adolph Reed
Freddie on Reed
Wikipedia on “kayfabe”
Dan Lyons’s post, “The Shanley Show”
Tom Wolfe’s book, “Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers”
Michelle Goldberg on “Feminism’s Toxic Twitter Wars”
Michael Brendan Dougherty on P.C.
Culturally Determined | Feb 5, 2015 | Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Freddie deBoer
The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt Lewis debate. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and John McWhorter consider Woodrow Wilson, Robert E. Lee, and John C. Calhoun. The Wright Show Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus speculate on what could happen after Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest.
Nikita Petrov explains the strange phenomenon to John Horgan. The DMZ Bill Scher critiques the current conservation about Wilson and race. Feminine Chaos Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy speak with Leigh Stein, author of the new satirical novel Self Care, about anti-racism as self-improvement.
The Wright Show Robert Wright speaks with Sarah Posner, author of the new book Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump, who argues that race was more important than abortion in bringing evangelicals into politics.
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury speaks with historian David Kaiser about the central claims of the 1619 Project.