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Richard Lapper

States. For Carvalho, liberal policies designed to reduce gender and race inequalities, enshrine the rights of LGBTQ people and tackle the climate crisis are part of a much broader extreme liberal or left-wing strategy. The left, Carvalho argues, has been preparing societies for more radical economic policies by sowing left-wing ideas about culture and expanding its influence across universities, schools and the media. Building on an idea coined in the 1930s by the Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci, the strategy aims to achieve ‘cultural hegemony’ as a precondition for

in Beef, Bible and Bullets
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“The Father of Pan-Africanism”?
Aldon D. Morris

South, he simply declared, “I rode Jim Crow.” After his studies at Fisk, Harvard and Berlin, Du Bois became a sociologist. He chose sociology because he wanted to study the causes of race inequality that had relegated his people to the bottom of the racial hierarchy. But William became a social scientist not merely to understand racism, but also to acquire knowledge that would help him and his people to dismantle it. Early on, he developed an international perspective on the race oppression prevalent in Africa, Asia, the West Indies and

in The Pan-African Pantheon
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Kevin Harrison and Tony Boyd

untrammelled market economics. Fascists rejected such conclusions. For them the basic unit was, in the Italian Fascist case, the nation and, for the German Nazis, the race . Inequality between the peoples of the earth was an unquestioned presumption. On these premises of inequality and the necessity and desirability of conflict, a whole moral system was erected in which the victory of the nation or race was

in Understanding political ideas and movements
Robert J. McKeever

government struck a blow for gender equality with the passage of the Equal Pay Act of 1963. In 1964 President Lyndon Johnson launched a ‘War on Poverty’ as part of a goal of creating a ‘Great Society’. Many Republicans went along with these reforms and added their own measures. President Richard Nixon, for example, created the Environmental Protection Agency in 1970 and embraced the idea of ‘affirmative action’ to overcome race inequalities. The Supreme Court not only upheld these liberal policies, it initiated some of its own, including the banning of school prayer

in The United States Supreme Court