they’re more interested in vanity politics than in actually getting anything done
Lefties Need To Stop Being Shy About Working With The Anti-Establishment Right
Caitlin Johnstone

Good call: “Vanity Politics”, which term often equates to “Identity Politics” on the divisive, depoliticizing and actually disempowering template used by Empire. Indeed, those committed to such a fake cause (or “brand” perhaps?) would often define as reactionary if not fascist given their overall clear levels of white privilege in a comfortable hierarchy of group-thinking Cognoscenti, all tied to long-established corporatist ownership of the education and mass media systems.

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