~: "what’s needed now is a political movement that combines the economic generosity of progressives with the cultural pluralism of enlightened conservatives. [This is true in] Canada—and, I suspect, most other comparable western countries." Agreed
"Trans vs. feminist, Indigenous group vs. Indigenous group, Black LGBT vs. White LGBT. This is no coincidence: Since the doctrine of intersectionality encourages the ranking of groups according to victim status, it turns suffering into a competitive sport"
"Trans vs. feminist, Indigenous group vs. Indigenous group, Black LGBT vs. White LGBT. This is no coincidence: Since the doctrine of intersectionality encourages the ranking of groups according to victim status, it turns suffering into a competitive sport"
some leftists fret that talk of "socialism" hurts the progressive brand. in , I suggest it's actually the *reverse*. socialism is about helping the needy. but as recent Cdn examples show, hectoring progressives fixate on la-dee-da cultural issues
The Circular Firing Squad Is Destroying the Left’s Political Brand: A Case Study from Canada |
"Trans vs. feminist, Indigenous group vs. Indigenous group, Black LGBT vs. White LGBT. This is no coincidence: Since the doctrine of intersectionality encourages the ranking of groups according to victim status, it turns suffering into a competitive sport"
The most attractive aspect of socialism is that it focuses attention on the real-world problems of real-world people—honest-to-goodness socialism that actually improves the lives of ordinary working class people—regardless of their skin colour or pronouns