Why the capitalization of black, brown and white is so (P)roblematic

These days everything has become racially charged – including the capitalization of descriptors of color. In the wake of the George Floyd riots, newspapers have begun capitalizing black. The Washington Post made a point of doing so the other day and from now on it is Black people. Other newspapers have already done so and… Continue reading Why the capitalization of black, brown and white is so (P)roblematic

Newsrooms scrambling to adjust to the brave new world of racial divides

What do uprisings within newsroom tell us about the brave new world in the making? In United States, staff at the New York Times openly rebelled against senior editors when Republican Senator Tom Cotton had an op-ed piece published discussing the use of the military during the riots. In Los Angeles, the Times’ top editor… Continue reading Newsrooms scrambling to adjust to the brave new world of racial divides

A generation of journalists who do not respect journalism now rule

There are a few of us left today that remember the heyday of journalism, when we sought to be witnesses to history and to give readers perspective on events unfolding. Those days are gone. We ascribed to the idea that there is no truth, that objectivity was impossible. How then to tell a story? How… Continue reading A generation of journalists who do not respect journalism now rule

Warlord: Seattle shit show a taste of things come

Well, we’re all getting to see what happens when you defund the police courtesy of events in Seattle, Washington. The defund the police movement is all the rage among white liberals who are bowing and scraping before members of Black Lives Matter. ‘We’re guilty of white supremacy,” they proclaim as they prostrate themselves before black… Continue reading Warlord: Seattle shit show a taste of things come

Proclaiming we are all racists while real slavery still exists in Africa, Asia true hypocrisy

Like most sane, rational people, I have a problem with virtue signaling politicians. In the wake of George Floyd’s death while being arrested by Minneapolis police, politician after politician have joined the mob to proclaim we are all racists, that “white silence is violence” and that the police must be disbanded or at the very… Continue reading Proclaiming we are all racists while real slavery still exists in Africa, Asia true hypocrisy

Defund the police? It would be so much easier to just get rid of bad cops

In the febrile mind of the Black Lives Matter protester, the police are agents of slave owners and white supremacy. Thus the call for the dismantling of police forces and their replacement with social workers. As BLM sees it, the issue is that laws exists that criminalize behavior and activities which then require police intervention… Continue reading Defund the police? It would be so much easier to just get rid of bad cops

Defund the police? Have liberal politicians truly lost their minds?

How the Left believes we can defund the police and still have rule of law is beyond me. Yet here we are with politician after politician taking a knee to the Black Lives Matter protesters, supplicating themselves and nodding their heads in agreement. The cynic in me believes that the supplications we see are little… Continue reading Defund the police? Have liberal politicians truly lost their minds?

White liberals are the most racist when it comes to indigenous people

Let’s talk about racism against indigenous people in Canada. Canadians have been taking to the streets to protest racism in the country. The protests have been sparked by the death of George Floyd in the Minneapolis while being arrested for trying to pass a fake $20 bill. Floyd’s death touched a nerve in people everywhere.… Continue reading White liberals are the most racist when it comes to indigenous people

Wokeness is literally all the rage, but it is fundamentally a harsh religion

Wokeness is the new religion. It has its high priests and priestesses. It has its orthodoxy. It has its punishment for heresy. Wokeness decrees that the West, but America in particular, is racist to its core, that white supremacy is the root of all evil, that capitalism is destroying the planet, that people of color… Continue reading Wokeness is literally all the rage, but it is fundamentally a harsh religion

If it weren’t for conflicting princples, the chattering class would have none at all

For months upon months, we have been told in no uncertain terms that if we tried to resume a normal life in the midst of the COVID19 pandemic, we risked spreading the virus across our nations and killing millions upon millions of people. So dire a threat was the virus that governments at all levels… Continue reading If it weren’t for conflicting princples, the chattering class would have none at all