Category: Culture Wars/Current Controversies

Abortion and Democracy in America

By Peter Singer, Project Syndicate In the wake of the US Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade, which established a constitutional right to abortion, many are speculating about which rights the Court will take away next. In fact, the decision’s rationale for throwing out a half-century of […]

Libertarians Should NOT Support Texan Secession

“Secession is only good when our team does it,” said the special pleaders at C4SS. “As such, this is the distinction between defending the autonomy of territories like the Rebel Zapatista Autonomous Municipalities, Freetown Christiania, and ZAD de Notre-Dame-des-Landes from the states they exist within and supporting the […]

The Meaning Of Patriotism

Well, this article is a lot of neocon drivel. By Andrew Sullivan, Weekly Dish To see what is in front of our noses is a constant challenge, and perhaps never more so in a time of such awful post-truth polarization. But what happened in the January 6 hearings […]

Commonwealth attorneys in Richmond, Henrico pledge not to criminalize abortion if state law changes

Millions of liberals and leftists have jumped on the pan-secessionist bandwagon in the past week. By Mark Bowes Richmond Times-Dispatch Although Virginia’s abortion laws have not changed, elected commonwealth’s attorneys in Richmond and Henrico County preemptively have pledged not to prosecute anyone who receives an abortion or provides […]

The tyranny of queer theory

By Mary Harrington, The Unherd Even if you’re gay, being monogamous is seen as reactionary — if not outright bigoted With hindsight, it probably was bad manners to bring a male one-night stand back to the lesbian commune where I lived. At the time, in Noughties London, I […]

Taking the Neither Pill

By Matt Taibbi On talking with Ben Shapiro, the death of Roe v. Wade, and the end of Normie politics. Last Thursday, I sat in a studio in Newark for the above interview with Ben Shapiro. It was a wide-ranging and oddly friendly discussion between a former Breitbart […]

Kyle RESPONDS To Authoritarian Supreme Court

The Ninth Amendment debunks bad-faith textualism or originalism: “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.” (enumeration = specific mention) Read As: ‘If a specific right isn’t directly addressed in the constitution, don’t interpret that […]

No, They Won’t Stop at Roe

By Robert Reich, LA Progressive Overturning Roe v. Wade is extreme, but what’s just as alarming is the logic Justice Samuel Alito used to justify it, which puts a whole range of other rights on the chopping block, too. We enjoy many rights that are protected by the […]