Category: Culture Wars/Current Controversies

Fauci Invested in Chinese Companies With Ties to Beijing Through Fund, According to Financial Disclosures

By Frank Fang, Epoch Times Dr. Anthony Fauci invested in the Chinese regime’s corporate “national champions,” large Chinese companies that advance Beijing’s interests and benefit from state policies, in a 2020 investment portfolio, according to recently disclosed financial records. ​​Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) obtained the records (pdf) and published […]

The Next January 6th

The threat to American democracy and the U.S. electoral system did not end when the U.S. Capitol building was cleared and the presidential vote was certified on January 6, 2021. In fact, because of actions taken in states around the country throughout 2021, the threat today is as […]

Hip, Woke, Square: Postscript on Mailer

By Geoff Shullenberger Outside Theory “Woke” once denoted an oppositional mentality. How has it come to mean something close to “square”? Recently, the journalist Michael Wolff reported that a centenary republication of Norman Mailer’s work had been scrapped due to objections to his notorious 1962 essay “The White […]

Our Language Has Gotten More Emotional. Why?

By Elizabeth Nolan Brown, Reason Language is getting less rational. That’s the gist of new findings from researchers at Wageningen University & Research (WUR) and Indiana University. Their study—”The rise and fall of rationality in language,” published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the […]

Vaccine Aristocrats Strike Again

By Matt Taibbi As yokel-bashing reaches impressive new heights, reports of yet another year of record profits and a widening wealth gap go unnoticed. Jimmy Kimmel Live, fast becoming Leonid Brezhnev’s never-realized dream of a Soviet Tonight Show, just put out a high-effort gag called “Anti-Vax Barbie.” It’s […]