Identity and Politics: Building Bridges

One of the big buzzwords tossed around these days is identity politics. Something I’ve noticed is that these words essentially have two meanings and thus it can be an issue if someone discusses the topic while using one meaning but someone else is approaching it from the other side.

A Brief Word on This Orphan Politics Nonsense

If economics is not made the foundational issue on which all other issues rest for those who consider themselves to be on the ‘left’, there will be no unity—unity being the fundamental requirement for defeating Neoliberalism—and so, the ‘left’ will continue its non-existence and its ineffectiveness.