Posted:Nov 17, 2023
Yascha’s new book, The Identity Trap: A Story of Ideas and Power in Our Time
Michel Foucault’s book, The Order of Things: An Archaeology of the Human Sciences
Edward Said’s book, Orientalism
Gayatri Spivak’s essay, “Can the Subaltern Speak?”
Glenn’s debate with Kmele Foster, Shelby Steele, Robert Woodson, and Reihan Salam
Karen and Barbara Fields’s book, Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life
Tommie Shelby’s book, We Who Are Dark: The Philosophical Foundations of Black Solidarity
Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault’s 1971 debate on Dutch television
Derrick Bell’s book, Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism
Derrick Bell’s essay, “Serving Two Masters: Integration Ideals and Client Interests in School Desegregation Litigation”
Mahalia Jackson singing “We Shall Overcome”
Roy D’Andrade’s article, “Moral Models in Anthropology”
The Glenn Show | Nov 17, 2023 | Glenn Loury & Yascha Mounk
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