Month: October 2020

Cultural Appropriation: Is it a Real Issue?

Cultural Appropriation: Is it a Real Issue?

Halloween is coming. As always, one of the spookiest things in American society is bound to accompany this ritual of inversion (defined as an event that allows people to violate social norms): political correctness. On the PC ticket this year, as it is every other, is the idea of cultural appropriation. Cultural appropriation really entered…

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A Climate in Crisis? Truths, myths, and political solutions.

A Climate in Crisis? Truths, myths, and political solutions.

We’ve all recently seen an eyebrow-raising number of yard signs with semantically-overloaded slogans in rainbow font, which are more of an attempt to virtue signal condescendingly and make a public political statement than they are evidence of any actual understanding of the issues advertised. “In this house, we believe; Black lives matter, woman’s rights are…

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Dueling Denver Protests: a Quick and Dirty Run-down

Dueling Denver Protests: a Quick and Dirty Run-down

No, I’m not talking about multiple protests. The plural reflects the dueling status of a Patriot Rally and a counterprotest organized by literal communists, a protest titled Antifa/BLM soup drive. We may as well remove the aforementioned slash (ideologically, anyway) because BLM and Antifa are pretty much in bed. Though I’d rather not expound on…

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