The worst aspect of the ‘anti-racism’ fad is that it constricts discussion, which is absolutely central to educational institutions.
Jodi Shaw’s resignation reveals how campus illiberalism can be beaten — and why it’s so difficult to overcome in the first place.
What we have here is competitive moral preening.
Jodi Shaw found the atmosphere at Smith College to be so hostile that she had to resign.
In practice, ‘wokeness’ involves a lot of extremely destructive habits that deserve widespread resistance.
On the menu today: NASDAQ’s mission creep, COVID and cars, Washington State’s (proposed) wealth tax, France’s wind-power follies, and the Piggly Wiggly short squeeze.
There is one factor that undergirds every aspect of woke apologies — it is fear of their accuser's ability to ruin careers, reputations, and lives.