An interview with the American journalist and author Freddie deBoer
On the book pub date no less. Well played.
Reinforces my need to listen to others. This is a long way from my inclinations but a much shorter distance than before. Tara, yet more justification for my annual fees.
It "achieved so little" because there was so little to achieve. The data on police violence shows there's no "systemic" problem at all. Had this been a movement to reduce fatherlessness, which is the crux of all that ails African Americans compared to other groups, the movement might've achieved something meaningful, eventually.
But also, in a different sense, this movement has "achieved" a huge amount—including the social fabric-destroying ideological takeover of virtually all institutions in America.
Bill Burr said it better. Live from New York.
very interesting, especially for those who are of, or remember, the traditional "left", rather than the woke kind of purported progressive-ism. reminiscent of Mark Lilla's book The Once and Future Liberal,