Wilfred Reilly, Author at The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
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Wilfred Reilly
Wilfred Reilly is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Kentucky State University and the author of the books “Taboo: 10 Facts You Can't Talk About,” “Hate Crime Hoax,” and “The $50,000,000 Question.” His research interests include international relations and the prevention of war, contemporary American race relations, and the use of modern quantitative methods to test “sacred cow” theories such as the existence of widespread white privilege. He can be reached on Twitter at @wil_da_beast630.
by | May 29, 2021

Roughly one year ago, a religious Reformation occurred. Over the years, I and many other writers have compared left-wing political “wokeness” to a religion — noting the philosophy’s endless rules, supposed martyrs, sacred spaces, debates about heresy, and even vision…

by | Mar 17, 2021

The wokesters are coming for your kids!!! While a bit trolly, that line isn’t false or exaggerated. Long a feature of Research 1 graduate schools and hipster work environments, hard-left academic philosophies like Marxist critical theory, Critical Race Theory (CRT),…

by | Jan 16, 2021

It turns out the New Atheists were wrong. During the mid-2000s, American middle- and upper-brow conversation experienced what I once called “the most sustained attack on monotheistic religion since Attila the Hun.” Within a single period of less than ten…

by | May 18, 2020

Greta Thunberg didn’t quite win her heat, but Nikole Hannah-Jones of the 1619 Project (literally) took the gold in hers. Shortly after the teenage Swedish climate expert was again nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, following a 2019 defeat, 1619’s…

by | Mar 13, 2020

The New York Times wants to teach your kids and grandkids to be woke. Don’t let them. Like most professional academics, I watched the launch of the New York Times’ “1619 Project” with a mix of genuine scholarly interest, an occasional desire to…

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