Category: Political Correctness/Totalitarian Humanism

‘Wokeness’ versus true danger

By Leonard Quart, Berkshire Edge Although not a fan of cancel culture, Quart reminds us that the real threat to our freedom and democracy is the Republican party. There are countless instances where becoming fully “woke” can bring on many problems. A working definition of “woke” involves being […]

Wokeism – the leftwing of neoliberalism

Daphna Whitmore In this talk philosophy lecturer Hans-Georg Moeller argues that wokeism is a neoliberal movement rather than a left movement. He characterises it as post left, parading identity profiles rather than challenging the state or economic structures. He thinks that Jordan Peterson is wrong to categorise wokeism […]

Meet the Censored: Kara Dansky

By Matt Taibbi The feminist author of The Abolition of Sex has become the ultimate example of a new propaganda phenomenon, which denounces leftists as right-wing when they say unpopular things. Two years ago, in February of 2020, the Washington Post published a piece called “Conservatives find unlikely […]

Right Critical Theory with Jacob Siegel

A must listen. LISTEN HERE Tablet senior writer Jacob Siegel joins me to discuss the rightward trajectory of certain insights of Frankfurt School-derived critical theory, especially in light of the history of the journal Telos and its founder and editor, Paul Piccone. We also discuss Piccone’s friend Paul Gottfried, […]

A public university in Ohio will pay a professor $400,000 after disciplining him for refusing to use a transgender student’s pronouns

By Amir Vera, Jenn Selva and Claudia Dominguez, CNN (CNN)A public university in southern Ohio has agreed to pay a professor $400,000 after it disciplined him four years ago for refusing to use a transgender student’s preferred pronouns, according to Shawnee State University and a news release from […]

The End of Progressive Intellectual Life

By Michael Lind, Tablet How the foundation-NGO complex quashed innovative thinking and open debate, first on the American right and now on the center-left. I have never liked the term “public intellectual,” but like its 19th-century predecessor, “publicist,” it describes a social type that plays a useful role […]

The Nihilism of the Left

By Victor Davis Hanson Independent Institute In pursuit of its utopian omelet, the Left cares little about the millions of middle-class Americans it must break to make it. The last 14 months have offered one of the rare occasions in recent American history when the hard Left has operated all […]

How Zealots Rise To The Top

By William Briggs The main reason you can be assured global warming of doom, a.k.a. climate change, is yet another slow-burn moral panic is that scientists in charge of its theory can never, in public, imagine any good coming out of slightly warmer temperatures. The few scientists who […]

John Cleese has his microphone taken away at South by Southwest festival for saying that Britain should get ‘reparations from Italy and France’ for Romans and Normans enslaving Britons

By Jacob Thorburn For Daily Mail British comedian John Cleese in row with fellow comics over slave reparations Monty Python icon had been at South by Southwest public event in Texas, USA  But he landed himself in hot water after joking about France and Italy owing Brits slave […]