Today’s political-correctness radicals lack a foundational text akin to Marx’s Capital and Locke’s Second Treatise of Government. Important strands of their thought, however, were presaged in works by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Friedrich Nietzsche, Herbert Marcuse, and Antonio Gramsci.

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