Competing Ideologies

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Beyond Contempt

How Liberals can Communicate Across the Great Divide

Liberal and progressive frustration, grief, and alarm over Trump’s destructive political agenda and behavior have prompted mounting disdain for Trump supporters and other conservatives. … 242 View

Languages of the Unheard

Why Militant Protest is Good for Democracy

“What we must see,” Martin Luther King once insisted, “is that a riot is the language of the unheard.” In this new era of global protest and popular revolt, Languages of … 232 View

Political Correctness

The Munk Debates

The twenty-second Munk Debate pits acclaimed journalist, professor, and ordained minister Michael Eric Dyson and New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg against renowned actor and writer … ; ; ; ; 147 View

The Rise of Populism

The Munk Debates

The twenty-third semi-annual Munk Debate, held on November 2, 2018, pits Stephen Bannon, the CEO of the Donald Trump presidential campaign, against columnist and author David Frum to debate the … ; ; 120 View
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Introduction

From: Beyond Contempt

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In the Introduction, the author provides some personal background to her experiences with political discourse and sets the stage for engaging in productive conversation in the aftermath of the … 16 $1.60 Add
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Introduction: Militancy as a Civic Virtue

From: Languages of the Unheard

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Riots, as outbursts of rebellion, might sometimes be defensible, even admirable, because they make it impossible to ignore the grievances of the exploited and the oppressed. The author presents a … 11 $1.10 Add
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Michael Eric Dyson In Conversation With Rudyard Griffiths

From: Political Correctness

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This reading consists of an interview between journalist Rudyard Griffiths and Michael Eric Dyson prior to the Munk Debate on the Political Correctness. The topic of the debate is the role and … ; 9 $1.08 Add
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Stephen K. Bannon in Coversation with Rudyard Griffiths

From: The Rise of Populism

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This reading consists of an interview between journalist Rudyard Griffiths and former Donald Trump advisor Stephen K. Bannon prior to the Munk Debate on the Rise of Populism. The topic of the … ; 13 $1.56 Add
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Contempt and Its Discontents

From: Beyond Contempt

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In this chapter the author discusses the concept of “contempt”, and how feeling contempt towards those with differing views is both a natural reflex and the greatest obstacle … 30 $3.00 Add
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David Frum in Coversation with Rudyard Griffiths

From: The Rise of Populism

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This reading consists of an interview between journalist Rudyard Griffiths and columnist David Frum prior to the Munk Debate on the Rise of Populism. The topic of the debate is whether the future … ; 12 $1.44 Add
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Michelle Goldberg In Conversation With Rudyard Griffiths

From: Political Correctness

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This reading consists of an interview between journalist Rudyard Griffiths and New York Times Columnist Michelle Goldberg prior to the Munk Debate on the Political Correctness. The topic of the … ; 7 $0.84 Add
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The Militant’s Vocation

From: Languages of the Unheard

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This chapter explores two case studies in the recent history of militancy: the recent Assemblies movement and the Global Justice movement from around the turn of the twenty-first century, and … 24 $2.40 Add
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Class-Based Contempt – Red With Shame

From: Beyond Contempt

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In this chapter the author discusses how classism has become an integral component of modern partisan politics, with conservatives appealing to working class voters and painting liberals as … 30 $3.00 Add
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Stephen Fry In Conversation With Rudyard Griffiths

From: Political Correctness

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This reading consists of an interview between journalist Rudyard Griffiths and actor, author, and comedian Stephen Fry prior to the Munk Debate on the Political Correctness. The topic of the … ; 8 $0.96 Add
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The Liberal Objection

From: Languages of the Unheard

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Not everyone admires confrontational protesters. Some people specifically dispute the claim that militancy is good for democracy. They believe, on the contrary, that militancy is a failing, … 24 $2.40 Add
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The Munk Debate on the Rise of Populism

From: The Rise of Populism

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This reading consists of a transcript of the Munk Debate on the Rise of Populism. The resolution being debated is "Be it resolved, the future of western politics is populist not … ; ; 49 $5.88 Add