How Effective is Antiracism Activism Today? John McWhorter Examines the Role of Progressive Activists in Today's Climate
In his latest opinion piece for The Atlantic, John McWhorter examines the effect of the latest wave of antiracism activism. He states, where antiracist progressives once looked to bondage, disenfranchisement, and torture, today they classify as equally traumatic the remark, the implication, the unwelcome question.
Make America Debatable Again: Todd Gitlin Highlights Media Frenzy upon Sen. Elizabeth Warren's Presidential Bid Announcement
On New Year's Eve, Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced her run for president in 2020, and the media went wild. Todd Gitlin shares his thoughts on the media's role in misdirecting focus. He argues that the focus should be on purposes rather than tactics and thinks journalists should "do some growing up."