Identity Politics

Transcript: Identity, Power, and Speech with Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò

27 Aug 2022
Transcript of the interview with Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò.

Identity, Power, and Speech with Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò

01 Jul 2022
Featuring Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò on his essay “Being-in-the-Room Privilege: Elite Capture and Epistemic Deference,” an interview first posted in December 2020. This pairs well with last week’s Jared Clemons interview on In This House We Believe...

Asian America w/ Andy Liu, Jay Caspian Kang, & Tammy Kim

01 Apr 2021
Dan interviews the hosts of Time to Say Goodbye podcast on Asian American politics and identity.

The Social Question with Gabriel Winant

03 Jan 2021
Dan interviews historian and essayist Gabriel Winant on the social worlds that make US politics and how that sociality is rooted in the economy, carceral state, social media, religion, and more. Read these n+1essays and...

Identity, Power, and Speech with Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò

05 Dec 2020
Prevailing identity politics norms call on people “listen to the most affected” or “centre the most marginalized.” But this often works out quite badly in practice. Philosopher Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò on his brilliant essay “Being-in-the-Room Privilege:...

Mistaking Identity Politics

18 Jul 2018
Checking your privilege. Invisible knapsacks. Intersectionality. In his new book from Verso, Mistaken Identity: Race and Class in the Age of Trump, Asad Haider questions the terms and concepts that underpin much liberal and left...

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: Recovering Identity Politics from Neoliberalism

19 Dec 2017
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor returns to The Dig to discuss her new book How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective. Forty years ago, a group of black feminists coined the term “identity politics”...