Fear of a Nonwhite America

Naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles, Calif., in 2013. (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters)
Are white identity politics a solution to our racial woes?

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE E ric Kaufmann’s Whiteshift is in part a very long, very academic exploration of how immigration is playing out across the West — in particular, of how white majorities are responding to demographic change, including through political resistance, “white flight,” intermarriage, and broadening the definition of whiteness to include those of mixed heritage (a category that includes Kaufmann himself).

But it’s also, in part, a normative argument about how society should change in response to these trends if it wants to avoid a backlash and potentially even violence, and Kaufmann’s core suggestion is an eye-catcher. He says we need to be more

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