In today's report: protests, riots, police misconduct, Trump's photo-op, COVID, Mattis's revenge, and more.
Avi Woolf, WTF Conservative🌍Well, folks, it's that time again: another edition of @repdisc is out! Please remember to follow and subscribe if you haven't already. Some discussion of select pieces in this thread.
A new book traces the roots of the lie that even today supplies anti-Semites their rationale.
Avi Woolf, WTF Conservative🌍Good morning, fellow weirdos!
I am pleased to announce the publication of my first piece in @mosaicmag, a long time in the making. Not pleasant stuff, but we live in turbulent times.
Explaining the legal issues surrounding the incident of two white men shooting a black jogger they suspected of a crime
Avi Woolf, WTF Conservative🌍An interesting and informative discussion of the legal issues surrounding the Arbery case, including some important comments on excessive prosecutorial discretion. cc @DavidAFrench
On the destructive legacy of the conservative-led War on Crime and War on Drugs in Black America.
Avi Woolf, WTF Conservative🌍Not that it matters much in the grand scheme of things, but I still stand by every word I said here, so re-upping for your edification (there's even an audio version!).
Avi Woolf, WTF Conservative🌍I'm going to re-up this piece I wrote for Arc and the conservative "law and order" problem and Black America. Please read and spread around if you find it to your liking.
The reform conservatives’ diagnosis of American society has aged well, but they overlook the cultural stakes of today’s political divide.
Avi Woolf, WTF Conservative🌍The central question that absorbs the young conservative is not “How do I stop the government from interfering with my way of life?” but “What should my way of life be in the first place?”
This article says things better than I could.
Avi Woolf, WTF Conservative🌍"Who are the pilots of the national conversation, steering behind alarmingly unlocked cockpit doors? The answer, to Marantz, is too obvious to mention. Marantz is. The New Yorker is. The New York Times and other such high-information gatekeepers are."
Are conservatives against the campus diversity administrative machine or are they opposed to diversity itself? The argument in favor of the former seems like an easy one. Ever since debates over affirmative action heated up in the ‘60s and ‘70s,...