SJWs don't want to improve society. They want to overthrow the existing social order
Wodek Szemberg" Being identified as a victim of injustice has become a kind of privilege, handed out to favoured groups and denied to others according to the shifting diktats of progressive opinion".
That campaigns are now being fought largely online campaign is hardly a revelation, yet only one political party seems to have gotten the message.
Wodek Szemberg"While the Trump campaign has put its digital operation firmly at the center of the president’s re-election effort, Democrats are struggling to internalize the lessons of the 2016 race and adapt to a political landscape shaped by social media".
Thirty years ago, a wave of optimism swept across Europe as walls and regimes fell, and long-oppressed publics embraced open societies, open markets and a more united Europe. Three decades later, a new Pew Research Center survey finds that few...
International condemnation and sanctions fall on deaf ears. At home, critics face jail
Wodek Szemberg"In the past week at least 121 people have been detained on terrorist charges for social-media posts critical of the invasion. “People who classify this as a war”, as opposed to a counter-terrorism operation, Turkey’s interior minister, Suleyman Soylu,...
Every election has its own rhythm: what issues matter, who gets traction, what does and doesn't end up defining the race. For more than 40 years, Jeffrey Sim...
Wodek SzembergPerhaps not universally missed, but missed by very many nevertheless, Jeffrey Simpson, frmr @globeandmail columnist, came on @TheAgenda to offer his thoughts on the state of Canadian politics. #cdnpoli
To conservatives in this part of rural Iowa, the president is a beleaguered hero who is always Making America Great Again.
Wodek Szemberg"most Republicans I know don’t vote in their economic self-interest. They vote in terms of what they perceive to be in their spiritual self-interest". It's been the case since Reagan Democrats which takes us back some 35 years or even 50 years if you...
The failure to protect minority rights is a readily understood consequence of the political logic behind the emergence of democracy. What requires explanation is not the relative rarity of liberal democracy, but its existence.
Wodek Szemberg“....by appreciating the fragility of liberal democracy, we can perhaps avoid the lassitude induced by taking it for granted”.