Political Correctness

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An Alternative to 'Safe Spaces'
Macnair, Mike
Article
2014
Mike Macnair argues that 'safe spaces' aren't liberating -- and proposes an alternative.
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Article
1989
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Culture of Complaint: The Fraying of America
Hughes, Robert
Book
1993
Propaganda-talk, euphemism, and evasion are so much a part of American usage today that they cross all party lines and ideological divides. The art of not answering the question, of cloaking unpleasan...
The Joy of Revolution
Knabb, Ken
Book
1997
Knabb says "What is needed, I believe, is a worldwide participatory-democracy revolution that would abolish both capitalism and the state. This is admittedly a big order, but I'm afraid that nothing l...
Political correctness demands diversity in everything but thought
Blum, William
Article
2016
For 50 years I've been painstakingly cataloguing the brutal militarism and human-rights violations of US foreign policy, building up in the process a very loyal audience. To my great surprise, when I ...
Political Correctness: Handle with Care
Street, Paul
Article
2016
Racial, gender, and ethnic diversity matters, of course, but political correctness (PC) tied to bourgeois identity politics can be deadly to left thinkers and activists and to the causes of peace and ...
Postmodernism: Paralysed by postmodernism
Kitching, Gavin
Article
2008
A great deal of "theory" in the humanities and social sciences -- and not just postmodern theory -- involves the creating of a kind of conceptual landscape filled with curious kinds of abstract object...
Right-Wing Thought Police Assault Free Speech on Campus
Article
2005
The Orwellian campaign to portray the expression of views in the university that run contrary to those ruling the country as a lack of "academic freedom."
A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense: Find Your Inner Chomsky
Baillargeon, Normand
Book
2005
What must a citizen in a democracy know to make the word democracy meaningful? Baillargeon provides readers with the tools to see through everyday spin and jargon -- from politics to advertising, from...
The Trouble with Theory: The Educational Costs of Postmodernism
Kitching, Gavin
Book
2008
Postmodern theory has engaged the hearts and heads of the brightest students because of its apparent political and social radicalism. Yet Kitching writes: "At the heart of postmodernism is very poor, ...
Why This Radical Leftist is Disillusioned by Leftist Culture
Lamon, Bailey
Article
2016
I will always believe in "The Revolution". But I am becoming very frustrated with modern "activist" culture.

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Ulli Diemer
Comment and analysis from a libertarian perspective on topics such as censorship and freedom of speech, political correctness, double standards, identity politics, post-modernism, media bias, atheism, secularism, and archives and ...

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Diemer, Ulli
Connexipedia Article
2010
Canadian socialist publisher, writer, and archivist.

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