Who can push back when wokeness overreaches?

The search for restraint amidst a hurtling crusade

Wokeness — a catch-all term for the collection of social justice movements, discourse, and attitudes that has risen to prominence in America since around the mid-2010s — provokes profound feelings of ambivalence in me. In general, I’m a believer in historian Ian Morris’ dictum that “each age gets the thought it needs”. There were reasons that wokeness e…

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