Asad Haider – “A Marxist Critiques Identity Politics”

On an ideology fracturing the left:  “I think that despite the fact that its origins are a really productive, constructive attempt to deepen socialist politics, the category of identity is one that’s ultimately a dead end. It can’t be the starting point for an emancipatory politics. … You could say in a way that identity politics is the Reaganite version of cultural nationalism.”