Adolph L. Reed Jr.

Identity crisis: Leftist anti-wokeness is bullshit

Black Lives Matter supporters and community members march from Minneapolis City

When criticism of ‘identity politics’ is just an argument for class representation under capitalism.

The limits of anti-racism - Adolph Reed Jr.

The following article appeared in Left Business Observer #121, September 2009. Adolph Reed Jr. dissects 'anti-racism'. Unfortunately Reed deals only with liberal anti-racism and does so in order to defend social democracy rather than a liberatory politics.

"What are the drums saying, Booker?" - Adolph L. Reed Jr.

Adolph Reed's hilarious and biting criticism of Cornel West, Michael Eric Dyson, Henry Louis Gates and the concept of the "black intellectual."

Black particularity reconsidered - Adolph L. Reed Jr.

Angela Davis, Stalinist and leftist icon

An in-depth 1970s analysis of how the management of black dissent by the black American middle-class/professional elite helped restructure capitalism to its own advantage. Originally published in the journal 'Telos' #39, 1979.