Magazine March 25, 2019, Issue

The Social-Justice Movement’s Unjust Crusade

Social-justice activists at a minimum-wage rally in San Diego, Calif., November 29, 2016 (Mike Blake/Reuters)
Unjust: Social Justice and the Unmaking of America, by Noah Rothman (Regnery Gateway, 256 pp., $28.99)

Love keeps no record of wrongs, the apostle Paul writes to the church at Corinth, and indeed it needn’t. Noah Rothman has done the job expertly.

Rothman, an associate editor of Commentary and a frequent guest on the cable-news shows, has assembled in this, his first book, the most complete record of the social-justice movement’s offenses against reason (and justice) that readers are likely to find. Subscribers to this magazine will recognize much of the rotten fruit that Rothman gathers but will be stunned anew by the sheer weight of the harvest. Conservatives approaching the book with only a vague

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