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Rebecca Solnit

White Man, Listen!

Of Jonathan Chait, whose recent essay on political correctness has lit up social media, too much, probably, has already been said. But while his particular articulation of longstanding and repetitive attacks on “p.c” is not worth an extensive critique, it does raise some issues both practical and theoretical that I think apply widely, and in particular apply self-reflexively both to this blog, the intellectual and academic space it inhabits, and even or especially to this act of writing. Read more