The radical mysticism of identitarian reductionism

A sect of liberalism seems to reject any influence of the material economy on human behavior.

The roles that class and identity play in determining history and human behavior have long been in controversy on the liberal-left, but particularly since 2016 this discourse has taken on a fairly rigid framing. On one hand, we encounter the sordid figure of the “class reductionist”: a hardline dogmatic radical who insists that everything must be explai…

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