by Jack Le Moine
From the latest happenings in things historical. This article Are the Social Sciences Undergoing a Purity Spiral? was published 2 days ago in Quillette. The article’s author is Uri Harris.
The article uses the field of psychology to make the case that academics have grown more extremist over past couple of decades. While Harris’ data and evidence concerns psychologists, it probably describes other academics, too. — Such as historians.