Grievance Studies is "Idea Laundering"
An interesting concept from
"Idea Laundering", elaborated on by
. Also featuring
What is “idea laundering” and how does it relate to grievance studies?
The concept of Robin DiAngelo's White Fragility being foundational to the "I am a racist" perspectives piece in the
is a perfect example of idea laundering.
2) It is insidious & has gained legitimacy through the process of "idea laundering" because it is being accepted as legitimate scholarship and built upon. Well-intentioned people will help this process unwittingly because racism exists & is unconscionable.
Guess what's on the back of my sweatshirt. How grievance studies launders ideas, with a tip of the hat to
for the term.
for a patrons-only edition of my podcast, #TwoForTea yesterday. It's currently in production: watch this space. This is a fun clip.