Reading Caste: Isabel Wilkerson Inspects the Foundation of the House

What does it mean to be untouchable?

Book Cover design by Greg Mollica and Cover Photo by Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos

There is a chilling section in Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson’s 2020 book Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents in which she describes a meeting of NAZI leaders early in the Third Reich. They were considering what to do about the Jewish people in Germany. They had come to power by scapegoating…



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Andrew Gaertner

To live in a world of peace and justice we must imagine it first. For this, we need artists and writers. I write to reach for the edges of what is possible.