‘Patriotic Education’ Is How White Supremacy Survives

No, Trump can’t rewrite school curriculums himself, but a thousand mini-Trumps on the nation’s school boards can

Schoolchildren pledging allegiance in the 1950s. Photo: Lambert/Getty Images

The right’s parasitical genius is its repurposing of critiques of power for the sake of power’s glory.

Author, THE FAMILY, now a Netflix series, C ST., & THIS BRILLIANT DARKNESS. Frederick Sessions Beebe ’35 Professor in the Art of Writing at Dartmouth College.

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