Monthly Archives: December 2017

Thor: Ragnarok, a Liberal Allegory

Thor: Ragnarok, a Liberal Allegory

The character of Thor offers a model for how the heirs of privilege can move forward to a more just world. When Thor learns of the destructive history of Asgard…

Intersectional Liberalism

Intersectional Liberalism

The basic point of intersectionality is that our lives are shaped in various ways by our identities — both those self-imposed and those externally imposed — and further that these identities…

The Identity Paradox: Liberalism, Tolerance, and the Challenges of Recognition

The Identity Paradox: Liberalism, Tolerance, and the Challenges of Recognition

In the wake of the maelstrom (or, perhaps, horrific dumpster fire) that has marked our entry into a worrying, dark timeline, there’s been much discussion over the relative value…

The Warm Liberalism of Erik Gustaf Geijer

The Warm Liberalism of Erik Gustaf Geijer

A volume of newly translated material rediscovers an early Swedish liberal…