Lauren southern has decided to claim identity politics for the right. This is almost certainly a bad idea.

As definitions are broadened they become less meaningful. Lauren is right when she wants embrace Western values and the identities defined by them. Let’s call this identity -period. The kind of politics compatible with civilization takes place within this value system.

As for left wing identity politics: Let’s call it out for what it is: tribalism! The ideology that keeps Africa poor and may well drive the West to the same position.

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