Iden.y politics refers to political positions based on the interests and perspectives of social groups with which people identify. Iden.y politics includes the ways in which people 's politics are shaped by aspects of their iden.y through loosely correlated social organizations.. - ""The problems that motivated iden.y political movements are not gone in 2012: . In that sense, the power of iden.y politics is based less on . - But iden.y politics, with its group-based rhetoric, did not initially For the Left, iden.y politics has long been a means to "confront rather than . - It has now become common to argue that the downfall of the New Deal can be attributed to the belated addition of "iden.y-based" claims .