The Origins of Today’s Identity Politics – Yascha Mounk (part one)

How Do We Fix It? | 15 December 2023 | 0h 31m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Yascha Mounk about his book The Identity Trap: A Story of Ideas and Power In Our Time. Discusses the roots of a highly influential ideology based on personal identity – race, gender and sexual orientation – said to determine a person’s power, role in society, and how they see themselves. Explains how this identity synthesis had its origins in several intellectual traditions, including post-colonialism, postmodernism and critical race theory.

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