Herbert Marcuse and the Tolerance of Repression (Keith Preston)

Here's a really thought-provoking discussion of Herbert Marcuse and the Frankfurt School. As somebody that's pretty caught up in the culture wars, I have been wondering recently if the Frankfurt School should be reconsidered. While I admire the work of thinkers like William S. Lind (the first half of this article is modelled on Lind's… Continue reading Herbert Marcuse and the Tolerance of Repression (Keith Preston)

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The Strange Death of the Alt-Right

When I first became aware of the term 'alt-right', only about a year ago, I couldn't put my finger on exactly what it meant. It seemed to represent various unrelated or semi-related tendencies that gave the impression that they formed more than the sum of their parts. An unintentional coalition of┬áTrump supporters and Republican dissidents,… Continue reading The Strange Death of the Alt-Right

Big Narstie: Casual anti-PC champion

So Big Narstie, UK grime MC, faced criticism for the part he took in an Oxford debate recently. Cannot lie, it was rather silly. Not only did it not make any sense whatsoever, it was short, unprepared, and the humour wasn't up to his usual standard. I feel like he got off on the wrong… Continue reading Big Narstie: Casual anti-PC champion

The Google Diversity Memo is the Counter-Culture Manifesto We Need

You've probably already heard about this controversy by now, but in case you're unaware, Google scientist James Damore was recently fired for writing an internal memo titled 'Google's Ideological Echo Chamber', (politely) criticising Google's diversity measures and recommending alternatives for maximising career opportunities for the under-represented (especially women). The reason that this was so controversial… Continue reading The Google Diversity Memo is the Counter-Culture Manifesto We Need

Gavin and Alex discuss the Cult of the Regressive Left

It's funny that these guys just did a video together, when just yesterday I made a short post about the way both of these commentators are being smeared through Wikipedia, which seems like a trivial complaint, but when you consider the fact that many people (including myself) get comfortable with Wikipedia being a source of… Continue reading Gavin and Alex discuss the Cult of the Regressive Left