The Right Hasn’t Changed — It Was Always Like This

The old conservatism and the new conservatism are about the same thing: defending the more powerful against the less so

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To hear some tell it, something inexplicable has happened to the GOP, conservatism, and, more broadly, the American right.

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Tim Wise

Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)