political correctness

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...

The miserable, squalid campaign to stifle Tucker Carlson

March 11, 2019 1:01 pm

The Fox News host’s only real crime is daring to be provocative in a dull media world

The woke corporation: how campus madness entered the workplace

March 7, 2019 12:36 am

Governments have always been vulnerable to forms of political craziness. What’s new is the behavior of big business

The craziest campus news: universities are still good

March 6, 2019 12:10 pm

For all the free speech fights, higher education continues to make people more trusting and civil

The digital age hasn’t made society more forgiving

February 10, 2019 2:05 pm

Internet guilt is obscenely subjective

Masculinity isn’t toxic – corporate moralizing is

January 16, 2019 12:23 pm

Gillette, we thought you were on our side

The trial of Peter Boghossian

January 11, 2019 8:24 pm

Within a few days, Peter received a letter from Portland State University informing him that there were concerns he had fabricated data

The Winterfest Carol of Godfrey Elfwick

December 21, 2018 5:00 am

Godfrey bless us, every one!

Let’s admit that comedy is problematic

December 15, 2018 11:08 am

Godfrey Elfwick is deeply troubled by Konstantin Kisin’s reaction to a London university’s perfectly reasonable request

Welcome back Titania McGrath!

December 10, 2018 8:56 pm

She inspires thousands of followers, or dare I say, disciples, with a heady mixture of defiant slam poetry and staunch feminist views

Kevin Hart is the offense archaeologists’ latest victim

December 7, 2018 10:37 am

The PC police have won, again

Stop pretending you don’t love Thanksgiving

November 21, 2018 11:22 am

You get to tell your whole family that they’re fascists

The new Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker is a delight – but the script isn’t

October 11, 2018 8:28 am

The phrase ‘get woke, go broke’ captures well why Doctor Who was losing fans – and I’m not sure the writing in the new series dispenses with this problem

Yes, the Grievance Studies hoax is hilarious – but it’s also rather worrying

October 3, 2018 6:45 am

In order for a society to remain even vaguely healthy it has to have healthy institutions. And for institutions to be healthy, they need to be justly respected

When diversity means uniformity

June 10, 2018 1:10 pm

I’d been suffering under the misguided illusion that the purpose of mainstream publishers like Penguin Random House was to sell…