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See something, say something campuses of fascism

Bias Response Team
In our topsy-turvy world fascism is now a badge of the left. We hear the word "fascism" a lot nowadays. It's often used incorrectly and in a reactionary manner. Bellow I will use it in a way you might not expect but I think fits. In 1932, Mussolini wrote an entry on the definition of fascism for the Italian Encyclopedia: “The foundation of Fascism is the conception of the State, its character,...
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Sensitivity Readers Hired by Publishers to Sanitize Literature

Get your mind right
Some publishers are hiring people to read manuscripts in order to spot potentially offensive passages. As an avid reader I can hardly express how distressing this is. First off, offense is subjective. I'm offended that they are doing this. But of course my kind offense isn't the kind they are at all concerned about. They don't care that telling an author they can't say something is troubling and o...
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The Hyperbole of the Delicate Left

Leftism is no longer cool
British behavioral expert Judi James said in an interview that Trump could learn one valuable lesson from Obama, he could learn "how to cry". She indicated that this is how he could really "turn people around quite quickly their feelings towards him." A well placed tear, a slightly protruding lower lip with just the right amount of quivering and oh how the people will love you! Being tough, talkin...
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Snowflakes Just Kant Stand a White Man

I Kant Stand It!
Though I disagree with the calls to rename universities or remove murals from halls I understand them and give them some latitude. Names and art in those circumstances are designed to represent an association between the name and the named. If the name no longer fits, then change it. If the art is no longer an apt symbol it makes sense to change it. What's in a name? We have all likely done this. ...
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China Will Rate Citizens on Their Social Score

Trump the Slayer
This is right out of a Brave New World. China is going to be rating people based on their "sociality" using data gathered from every electronic method available to them.  It is terrifying. Yet it's not much different than what we've been doing in the United States to ourselves. If you are a white, cis-gendered, male, you have a very low social score. If you question the science of global wa...
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