Michael D. Kennedy, Professor of Sociology and International and Public Affairs, Brown University

5 responses to “Recurrent and resurgent whiteness in the time of Trump”

  1. Randall Rose

    Mark Lilla is a Straussian. I’m willing to learn from him when he makes reasonable points, but I read him warily, recognizing that there’s an extra agenda that he likes to keep hidden behind his writing.

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