Jump to content

Are most catastrophic political failures due to identity politics?


rukawa
 Share

Recommended Posts

One thing I've realized is that every single political disaster of this century has been connected with identity politics and the politics of envy in some way. Examples include the following:

1) All communist experiments and failures

2) Sri Lanka civil war

3) Nazism

4) Venezuelan collapse

5) Zimbabwe

6) Rwandan genocide

 

Essentially all these movements were justified by the desire to punish some group because they were too successful and to help those who were perceived to be oppressed. Death toll is probably 100 million or more. The only exception I can think of is WWI and Bosnian genocide.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share



×
×
  • Create New...