Cancel culture

Kanye West and the uncancellables

July 7, 2020 11:47 am

It's hard not to admire people who get rich and say whatever they want

So, you wanted to be famous?

July 6, 2020 11:16 am

Thanks to social media we all get the experience of being chased by the digital paparazzi

cancel

Conservatives: stop appropriating cancel culture!

July 3, 2020 9:50 am

Offense archaeology is an ancient and respected tradition of my people

knee

Just-one-knee syndrome

June 30, 2020 11:37 am

They took a knee, as it were, when what they should have done was throw themselves to the ground

cancel immunity

Moral dictatorships and double standards

June 29, 2020 11:54 am

Does liberalism make you immune to cancel culture?

karen justice

Viral justice and the demented war on Karens

June 23, 2020 1:37 pm

In practice, calling someone a Karen is just an excuse to abuse a middle-aged woman

clement attlee

Cancel Clement Attlee, too

June 21, 2020 9:41 am

Unlike Churchill, he had not been a consistent opponent of Nazism or appeasement before the war

online bullying

The age of online bullying is back

June 19, 2020 4:50 pm

When did the Washington Post become a high school burn-book?

left

Here’s some left-wing stuff we can cancel, too

June 19, 2020 2:50 pm

Those who virtue-signal by fighting systemic racism ought to take on the American abortion industry

canceled cancel culture

Conservatives talk about cancel culture too much

June 19, 2020 1:29 pm

The right has never managed to adapt to not being the establishment

ivy league

Anonymous Instagram account accuses Ivy Leaguers of racism

June 15, 2020 3:19 pm

The lust for cancel culture is infecting America’s top colleges

liberalism

In defense of liberalism: resisting a new era of intolerance

June 10, 2020 11:21 pm

Our public figures must rediscover the true spirit of liberty

alison roman

Leave Alison Roman alone

June 9, 2020 2:57 pm

Time to be Frank about the much criticized celebrity chef

central park karen

In Central Park, an unstoppable Karen meets the immovable Karen

May 26, 2020 5:18 pm

The outrage mob destroys one of its own

washington post marc fisher

Our brave journalists

March 26, 2020 8:10 pm

In an uncertain time, the media falls back on the thing it knows best: dividing people

social justice

Social justice isn’t always just

March 24, 2020 9:09 am

The reaction of most accused men is to say nothing in the hope that the outrage caravan will move on

chris matthews

What’s the real reason for Chris Matthews’s MSNBC exit?

March 2, 2020 5:06 pm

If MSNBC didn’t care about Matthews’s alleged transgressions in 2017, why would they care now?

canceled

You can’t cancel the truth

February 10, 2020 5:23 pm

The creeps won’t win

high-schoolers

We’re all high-schoolers now

February 3, 2020 12:05 pm

In the age of social media, we have the largest mobs in the history of mankind

cancel chic

The rise of cancel chic

February 2, 2020 1:06 pm

Liberal journalists are so desperate to be canceled they’ve begun to form secret societies around the theme

nathan cofnas philosophers

Academics are trying to get my paper retracted — and some of them haven’t even read it

January 31, 2020 4:14 pm

Philosophy is ultimately about questioning orthodoxies and challenging taboos

american dirt jeanine cummins

Jeanine Cummins is guilty — of writing a bad book

January 30, 2020 2:48 pm

Satan in New York

gavin mcinnes

The mob and me: my life in the crosshairs

January 28, 2020 9:04 am

Bars that served me were harassed and ‘Hate Has No Home Here’ signs appeared on my lawn

amber athey

The left’s real cause is muzzling its opponents

January 26, 2020 2:26 pm

The kind of people who want to cancel someone are looking not for an apology, but for vengeance

joe rogan

Why aren’t leftists happy Joe Rogan endorsed Bernie?

January 24, 2020 2:36 pm

He is the most popular podcaster in the world!