THE GREAT AWOKENING —  A story about the hidden driver of change in American politics, white liberals’ rapid adoption of left-wing positions on race, identity, and immigration.
the most interesting thing does in this piece is analogize the "awokening" of white liberals in the years since Ferguson to the moral furor that swept the white North in the 1830s and 1840s and set the stage for the politics of the 1850s.
Glad to see ⁦⁩, acknowledging that leftward shift among Democrats not driven by an increase in racism, misogyny, homophobia, transphobia, etc., but by Social Justice ideology. Calls it the Great Awokening (i.e., a quasi-religious cult).
Must-read on "the Great Awokening", the recent advance of cosmopolitanism and racial liberalism in the US. With the media focus on populism and nationalism, it's important to not lose sight of the ideological shifts on the opposing side.
The Great Awokening: Yglesias shows liberal extremism preceded Trump White liberals are embracing progressive racial politics and transforming America
"In the past five years, white liberals have moved so far to the left on questions of race and racism that they are now, on these issues, to the left of even the typical black voter"
Matthew Yglesias endorses what I've been saying about Democrats since 2013 -- they have gone nuts over race -- except he says: well, that's a good thing.
Surveys show liberal attitudes have shifted by key point: "In the past five years, white liberals have moved so far to the left on questions of race and racism that they are now, on these issues, to the left of even the typical black voter"
White liberals are embracing progressive racial politics and transforming America
Dear White Liberals, You aren't doing blacks any favors by training blacks to think and act like victicrats. White liberals believe that racism and discrimination hold blacks back more than blacks believe that racism and discrimination hold them back
"In the past five years, white liberals have moved so far to the left on questions of race and racism that they are now, on these issues, to the left of even the typical black voter. This change amounts to a ‘Great Awokening.’” [email protected] 4/1/19
"White liberals are now less likely than African Americans to say that black people should be able to get ahead without any special help." [email protected] 4/1/19 #Democrats2020
White liberals are quickly moving left on race & related social issues
“Clinton talked a lot more about racial justice issues during the 2016 campaign than Obama did during his campaigns” Identity politics is destroying the democratic party from the inside
"In the past five years, white liberals have moved so far to the left on questions of race and racism that they are now, on these issues, to the left of even the typical black voter."
White liberals are embracing progressive racial politics and transforming America
White liberals are embracing progressive racial politics and transforming America: In the past five years, white liberals have moved to the left on questions of race and racism, and they are now on these issues to the left of even the typical black voter
"In the past five years, white liberals have moved so far to the left on questions of race and racism that they are now, on these issues, to the left of even the typical black voter. "
This ⁦⁩ piece is a great conversation starter. I intend to set down my agreements and disagreements but first I’d love to hear your thoughts.