“Dreadful Deceit”: Race is a myth

A historian argues that one of the defining elements of American culture is merely a “social fiction” by LAURA MILLER Jacqueline Jones’ provocative new history, “Dreadful Deceit: The Myth of Race From the Colonial Era to Obama’s America,” contains a startling sentence on… Read More ›

On “Political Correctness”

Few phrases are as empty as the term “politically correct” and its opposite, “politically incorrect.” Although it is used by people of all political stripes, it is most commonly wielded by the right. Labeling something “politically correct” or “PC” is… Read More ›