Category: Culture Wars/Current Controversies

The Great New Normal Purge

Consent Factory So, the Great New Normal Purge has begun … right on cue, right by the numbers. As we “paranoid conspiracy theorists” have been warning would happen for the past 18 months, people who refuse to convert to the new official ideology are now being segregated, stripped […]

Libertarian Diagnostic Failure

I generally criticize the Left more than the Right for a variety of reasons. First, the Left, at least the cultural left, is an ascendant force, while traditional conservatism is on the defensive. Second, what passes for the “left” in the Western world today largely represents the Brahmin […]

Cancelling the Beat Generation

By David S. Wills, Quillette Almost from its inception, the Beat Generation seemed to be doomed to failure. In and around Columbia University, a ragtag group of bohemians coalesced based upon an odd array of mutual interests. Two of them were homosexuals, one bisexual, and all were interested […]