here is at the New York Times, depending on whom you believe, either a civil war instigated by “wokes” or a culture willing to endanger the lives of its black staffers. The newspaper published an op-ed piece by the Republican senator Tom Cotton calling for troops to be mobilised against rioting protesters. It was a down-the-line Trumpian argument, authoritarian and obnoxious. Dismissing the argument as unacceptable or dangerous will not, however, make it go away. It’s a claim that has to be engaged with and refuted.Read More
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