How Media Fans the Flames of Culture War and Allows Fringe Figures to Gain Power

In our discussions of identity politics to this point I've mostly centered on left/right aspects and divides along race, explaining how statistics have been used in misleading ways to fear monger white conservatives into anti-immigration and supremacist attitudes, stoking their suspicion of any "other" and driving us to the edge of a cliff that half … Continue reading How Media Fans the Flames of Culture War and Allows Fringe Figures to Gain Power

Disproving Misleading Statistics and Analyzing the Harm of Identity Politics

Figures such as Trump, Jordan Peterson, Ben Shapiro, or any number of right wing personalities have preyed upon the history and isolation of rural communities by either justifying their ingrained white supremacy, or presenting racist justifications for the nation’s problems that allow a group to direct their anger from American disenfranchisement at. This manifests in … Continue reading Disproving Misleading Statistics and Analyzing the Harm of Identity Politics