Sargon of Akkad has been discussing the importance of moving from identity politics to issue politics. He provides an explanation in this short video.
But I question if moving away from identity politics is even possible. As humans, we are hard wired to belong to the tribe.
In a homogeneous country where people share the same ethnicity, religion, language and culture, it is possible to focus more on the issues than on identities. But diversity fractures a society and causes people to look first at identities.
As such, if we want to move away from identity politics, the answer is nationalism. Within nationalism we share a common identity and debate of the issues is possible.
This is why I am no longer a libertarian. People have broader identities and loyalties. They are social creatures. To try and deny that is to deny reality.ReplyDelete
I am a female and consider myself a Nationalist, more specifically a White Nationalist. I believe it is possible for White people of European descent to unite and create a homeland for ourselves. Before the globalists started messing around with identity and dividing our people, we seemed to be more united as a country. Now we are being told that we are too different from one another (I'm talking about Whites, not non-whites) and that White Nationalism will never work. I believe that since we had a melting pot before (a uniting of White Europeans in a country), we can have this again. This time, however, we must be vigilant in protecting our homeland, new culture, identity, etc. so we never lose it.ReplyDelete