Here is an interesting American article on the dangers of the ‘identity politics’/’intersectionality’ that is now aggressively rearing its head in the UK, not least in the National Union of Students and through student politics into organisations such as the Green Party:
This is a good article on the ‘righteous mind’ syndrome and the spreading ‘trigger’ culture, now even infecting parts of the Green Party:
This is an interesting article on the new ‘genderism’, something that is now creeping into Green politics to its cost. It is a pity that Lionel Shriver does not stress the one identity we all share: a common dependence on planet Earth. It is not a matter of ‘self, as she puts it, but rather shared interdependence hence the need for a politics that truly promotes the sustainable common good.
This is an interesting presentation of the rise of identity politics and victimhood. It is the antithesis of a politics of the sustainable common good, starting as it does from self, ‘egocentrism’, not the Earth, ‘ecocentrism’: