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Rep. Devin Nunes and his cow digital illiteracy

The face of digital illiteracy may not be as wrinkled as you’d think

April 3, 2019 11:34 am

Older people aren’t the only victims of information warfare

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Pope Francis has failed to understand the situation in Jerusalem

April 3, 2019 11:07 am

The luster of politics has once again dazzled him

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Could Tom Wolfe have invented the Jussie Smollett story?

April 1, 2019 10:06 am

The Smollett story is so perfectly Wolfeian I wouldn’t be all that surprised if somebody told me it was his last unfinished book

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Jordan Peterson and mob rule at the University of Cambridge

March 28, 2019 1:51 pm

Several Cambridge dons have been in touch to express their dismay at this craven capitulation to the mob

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Isn’t it time we forgave Brexit voters?

March 28, 2019 1:18 pm

Let’s Remain in the reassuringly authoritarian arms of the EU forever and ever

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What’s wrong with ‘cultural Marxism’?

March 28, 2019 12:49 pm

It’s all about the Walter Benjamins, baby...

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The real Russiagate: why are the press ignoring Putin’s troops in Venezuela?

March 28, 2019 11:27 am

Yet again, the US media sidesteps important foreign policy coverage

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We should celebrate Mueller’s exoneration of Trump

March 27, 2019 2:18 pm

Invoking the mighty machinery of the constitution to pursue grievances is bad for the office of the presidency, and therefore the United States

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Why men pay for sex, and why they shouldn’t

March 27, 2019 12:08 pm

Increasing numbers of countries are treating johns as sexual predators

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The whitewashing of Jussie Smollett

March 27, 2019 5:01 am

Was he guilty? Or just a jackass? 

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The privilege of Jussie Smollett

March 26, 2019 2:31 pm

If the actor inspires others to create their own hate crime hoaxes, he is a threat to public safety

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New York Times: Brexit is white supremacy

March 25, 2019 9:18 am

The editors of the Times will print any nonsense about Britain so long as it confirms their prejudices about Brexit

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An open letter to Donald Trump from Godfrey Elfwick

March 24, 2019 5:47 pm

Beware Mr President, or I will unleash my psychic powers upon you

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Jacinda Ardern’s hijab shows what New Zealanders really think of Muslims

March 24, 2019 10:29 am

The message is politically confused and an admission of unconscious bigotry

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I’m back in New York: the city that’s perennially offended

March 21, 2019 11:54 am

Welcome, filthy island packed to the gills with angry, mean, squat Trump haters who live in decrepit buildings they share with rat

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Cambridge’s shameful decision to rescind Jordan Peterson’s visiting fellowship

March 21, 2019 3:29 am

The university’s ‘inclusive environment’ means the Canadian philosopher isn’t welcome. But of course...

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Why the lessons of Purim remain relevant for Jews today

March 20, 2019 3:39 pm

The festival celebrates the triumph of a persecuted nation over a man, and a people, that sought to destroy it

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Can you go to jail for ‘misgendering’? One British journalist is about to find out

March 19, 2019 5:23 pm

Caroline Farrow is being investigated by a British police force for sending some tweets

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Andrew Yang is the Democrat Ron Paul…except he might actually win

March 19, 2019 2:44 pm

Don’t underestimate the digital power of the #YangGang

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Stop wasting your money on college

March 18, 2019 12:49 pm

The valedictory address high school seniors need to hear

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The dark extremism of the ‘extremely online’

March 15, 2019 5:01 pm

The New Zealand killer is a creature poisoned by the irony vortex of the internet

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Tucker Carlson’s show hits #1 spot

March 15, 2019 4:18 pm

Advertisers may be nervous over the Media Matters fight. Viewers are loving it

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When a student mob came for my job, my college did not support me

March 15, 2019 2:02 pm

Students at my college demanded a review of my tenure because of an article I wrote. My fellow faculty members failed to back me up

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How to be a right-wing performance artist

March 15, 2019 9:58 am

Jacob Wohl, Laura Loomer and Ali Alexander are the true heirs to Andy Kauffman