Episode 38

Debunking Robin DiAngelo's "White Fragility" Ft. Jonathan Church


September 16th, 2020

37 mins 49 secs

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About this Episode

On this edition of Pensive Politics, Mr. Watson examines New York Times bestselling author and erudite "whiteness studies" scholar Robin DiAngelo's popular "white fragility." White fragility is a belief which holds that white people are inherent fragile when discussing topics of race due to a supposed desire to maintain white supremacy, He takes a deep dive into this tract with Mr. Jonathan Church, an economist and philosophy writer who has published extensively on DiAngelo's writings. Mr. Church is currently writing a book for a publishing house which will provide a philosophical critique of White Fragility.

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