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Jacobin’s quality control has never been its strength and combined with the impossible to kill dogma among certain leftists that so-called “identity politics” are a black hole that cover up for the only politics that do matter–class-based politics, it can lead to a real mess. The fundamental problem with this is that it is nonsense […]

Podcasting

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On May 24, 2018

I was lucky enough to be on The Sound and the Furious Podcast last week, with scholars seeking to combine academia and pop culture in ways that reach out to a broad audience. The subject was “Th

The Answer is Class

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On March 23, 2014

This Times op-ed on why people born in certain counties dominate Wikipedia entries spends a lot of words to miss the obvious answer. An excerpt: The first striking fact in the data was the enormous ge

Class Identity

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On February 23, 2014
A very interesting report showing that despite the constant discussion of the middle class in the media and by our politicians, as many Americans openly identify as working class as they do middle class: Pew doesn’t include working class as an option in its survey, but the long-running General Social Survey (GSS) includes both working […]
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