Optimism Bias in the Pandemic Response: Implications for Climate Change Policy
What can the optimism bias evident in governmental responses to the COVID-19 epidemic teach us about future climate change policies?
For a New Left – The Unfree Market of Capitalism
The free market of capitalism is unfree for labour, since fair exchange depends on equality, and will require an international movement to fully dismantle. It has been suggested that the call for a basic income and land value tax, something which I consider to be a ‘starter kit’ for securing our rights and freedoms, constitutes little more than a few tweaks to the essentially functional capitalist system. Although they may not require a bloody revolution, I believe they have the power to fundamentally change the basis upon which we relate to each other as employer and employee. Therefore I ...
For a New Left – Understanding Structural Inequality and Supremacy
In the latest part of his ‘Plan D’ series, Dan Fisher examines the role of structural inequality in society and the social hierarchy.
A Practical Radical Politics
How can we navigate the tension between practicality and radicalism in political activism? Professor Robert Jensen discusses.
Ten Things I’ve Learned from Studying Parler’s Far Right
A genocide prevention expert lays out her thoughts after examining the activity of the far right on Parler. 1: Expose the Lies Without Feeding Persecution Narratives People believe, many quite genuinely, that they are freedom fighters defending the constitution against an evil, global cabal of elites who also comprise the deep state in America. The right wing is deeply invested in defending freedom, saving children, exposing evildoers, and sacrificing themsel...
The Faux-Left and the Objectification of Women
The faux-left believes that payment transforms labour from alienating to liberating – at least when it comes to objectification of women.
The Yorkshire Ripper – A Memory
This article on the Yorkshire Ripper, Peter Sutcliffe, was commissioned and then discarded by a newspaper who deemed it ‘too controversial’.
What Was Happening Before ‘Just be nice feminism’? Part VI: Pride Parade 1972
The history of various Pride Parades in 1972 shows a pattern of lesbians being sidelined and excluded by men in favour of transvestites and transsexuals.
What Was Happening Before ‘Just be nice feminism’? Part VII: Pride Parade 1973
As far back as Pride Parade 1973, women were protesting the inclusion of males who appropriate women’s oppression and facing aggressive responses.
The Pointlessness of Postmodernism
Out of the Fog: How Society Teaches Us Not to Love
Renée Gerlich outlines how we are robbed of the natural urge to feel compassion by cultural expectations in her new book Out of the Fog.
The Misunderstood Significance of ‘You Are Not Your Body’
The doctrine of the impermanence of form has been interpreted as a denial of reality and biology. This couldn’t be farther from the truth.
Deepfakes: A New Front in Pornography’s Propaganda War on Women
The rise of the deepfake is contributing to a growing message emerging from pornography that every woman exists to satisfy male desire.
Woke Blokes and the Abuse of Women
An examination of research into abusive behaviour patterns reveals those same behaviours playing out amongst ‘woke blokes’ everywhere.
Sex, Lies and Mutilation – The ‘Transgender’ Phenomenon
The diagnostic criterion of major hospitals reveals that the apparent ‘scientific’ consensus on ‘transgender people’ is based on regressive assumptions.