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On the Censorship of Michael Hoffman's Books by Amazon
To be banned by Amazon is not equivalent to being banned by any other private business. Most publishers will admit that Amazon has replaced Bowker Books in Print as the industry’s authoritative guide to what books in English have been printed in the past and what is in print now. Amazon is currently the reference source. For a book to be forbidden by Amazon renders it largely invisible. It is equivalent to burning the book.
censorship  zionism  amazon  political-correctness 
5 days ago by foliovision
Trump really hates apologizing for misogyny and racism. New reporting explains why. - The Washington Post
What Trump basically declares again and again, in one form or another, is that those who demand resistance to our basest and most divisive and hateful instincts should just shut up and stop ruining all the fun. Instead, by all means, go ahead and revel in them — without apology.
trump-voters  trump-rhetoric  trump-racism  trump-misogyny  political-correctness  apologies 
6 days ago by Peony43
Opinion | We’re All Fascists Now - The New York Times
Bari Weiss writes on the attacks on Christina Hoff Summers, and others.
culture-wars  political-correctness 
6 weeks ago by mario.d
Slavoj Zizek: Political correctness solidifies hatred, it doesn't work - YouTube
Revolutions are often initiated by idealists, carried out by fanatics and hijacked by scoundrels. These observations by philosopher Thomas Carlyle still ring true about many of the revolutions we've seen in recent years.
interview  philosophy  political-correctness  slavoj-zizek  video  youtube 
10 weeks ago by kogakure
Slavoj Žižek on Political Correctness: Why “Tolerance” Is Patronizing - YouTube
No offense, says Slavoj Žižek, but maybe we need to incorporate some "gently racist" icebreakers into our conversations.
big-think  philosophy  political-correctness  slavoj-zizek  video  youtube 
10 weeks ago by kogakure

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