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Society in a Vise

Essay, Culture Wars, Anil Anand

Society constantly changes. And with change arise risks and opportunities. How we respond is an expression of our values regarding individual and human rights, freedom, and liberty. The expressions of these values arise from our conceptions of justice—what is right, …

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Toxic Feminism

Essay, Culture Wars, Philip Carl Salzman

Feminism began as a challenge to male domination and female subordination. It could have become a champion of equality and the dignity of individual human beings. Unfortunately, contemporary feminism is not a liberation from sexism. It is true that feminism …

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Should Minorities Rule?

Essay, Culture Wars, Philip Carl Salzman

In today’s colleges and universities, “progressive stacking” is recommended as a constructive way to deal with diversity among students. The professor sorts out students according to categories, using intersectional criteria of suffering and victimhood. In this “social justice” vision, black …

(Government) Workers of the World Unite!: Public-sector unions have had a good few decades. Has their luck run out?

Commentary, Public Sector, Frontier Centre

“The past 30 years have been dismal ones for the labour movement. In the American private sector trade-union density (ie, the proportion of workers who belong to unions) has fallen from a third in 1979 to just 7% today. In Britain it has dropped from 44% to 15%. Nor is this just an Anglo-Saxon oddity: less than a fifth of workers in the OECD belong to unions.”