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Robert Jensen: Defining racism: Individuals and institutions, systems and structures

Please Help ZNet             Source: ABC Religion & Ethics An earlier version of this essay was presented to the National Conference on Racial and Social Justice on 17 November 2021. We are at a tipping point in the racial history of the United States — perhaps the most important moment Read more…

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Robert Jensen: Pornography: Doing the Worst to Women, Bringing out the Worst in Men

Based on more than three decades of research and activism, I can state without hesitation or reservation that pornography and the other sexual-exploitation industries are an impediment to stable, decent human communities

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Robert Jensen: Instituting Liberty: Contested, Changing, Conflicted Definitions

Reasonable people can disagree, and a university should be a place where those disagreements are celebrated. That would be a good starting point for a Liberty Institute

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Robert Jensen: Making sense of sex and gender

A review of Material Girls: Why Reality Matters for Feminism

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Robert Jensen: ‘A simple boy from the prairie’

Radical feminism helped me understand how deeply patriarchy is woven into the fabric of everyday life and how central it is to the domination/subordination that defines the world

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Robert Jensen: Cancel culture cannot erase a strong argument

How can we determine what are good and bad ideas in the gender identity debate if we cancel those having the conversation?

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Robert Jensen: Disagreeing Reasonably in a Complex World

In my last couple years of university teaching before retiring, I repeated two catch phrases as often as possible—“reasonable people can disagree” and “if two things are both true, then both are relevant.”

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Robert Jensen: Thanksgiving? No, thanks

Instead, we should atone for the genocide that was incited — and condoned — by the very men we idolize as our ‘heroic’ founding fathers

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Robert Jensen: Can the United States transcend white supremacy?

Acquiring the land base of the United States required the most extensive genocide in recorded human history

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Robert Jensen: A Missing Item on the COP21 Climate Agenda: Grieving

The consequences of human recklessness define our future

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