Monthly Archives: December 2013

Killing the Kool-Aid, or Why we need better critiques of oppression

Another day, another “Why x song/y film/z book is racist/sexist/homophobic/ableist/kyriarchal”. Nothing changes. This piece is about a strategy among many identity politics circles that makes a prominent form of political expression out of the deconstruction through discourse analysis of various forms of popular media and art to reveal undercurrents of oppression. Such analyses have been […]