Scott McLemee offers a thought provoking book review of Walter Benn Michael’s new book The Trouble with Diversity: How We Learned to Love Identity and Ignore Inequality. A sample of Michael’s thesis: “The commitment to diversity has turned liberalism into a program for making rich people of different skin colors and sexual orientations more ‘comfortable’ while leaving intact the thing that makes them the most comfortable of all: their wealth.”

- Meredith Tromble [Thursday, September 21st, 2006]


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