two free things: intersectionality and the Left
The old Left was pointing out the situation of rulers over here, and subjects over here. It did not matter particularly that there were eight kinds of subject — of two (or more?) genders. And these radical leftists were themselves rejected!
Leftism itself was rejected. However a few leftists were too damn smart: they got into the academy in any case. The academy has objective standards: a leftist camouflaged as a historian or economist (Sweezy, Harvard), may slip in. It happened occasionally…