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Posts Tagged: Political correctness
The union’s conference applauded speeches about the NHS not having enough money. Then voted to overstretch its resources even further.
Julian Brazier: Yes, the Conservatives must engage with young people – but challenge their worldview, not concede it
James Kanagasooriam’s recent analysis is powerful, but the suggested solutions are less sure. Simply offering what younger voters want won’t work.
Alex Morton: Riots, looting, pillaging, yellow vests. France shows what Britain could face if Brexit is blocked.
A new book argues that the country is divided between a metropolitan elite, which rules for its own advantage – and the rest.
Lee Rowley: Brexit is big. But our politics is bigger – and I say that as a committed Leaver. Here are some ideas to boost it.
Remainers and Brexiteers alike must recognise the politicians are stuck in an ever-decreasing circle of fervour, hyperbole and hysteria.
Its left-wing, metropolitan agenda is now at the heart of everything it does. And viewers are switching off in droves.
Iain Dale: It’s going to be a White Christmas – because there are snowflakes, snowflakes everywhere.
Plus: Tory MPs, the world’s most duplicitous electorate. But a certain long-serving woman Labour MP is sending Christmas cards to them all…
Alex Morton: The purpose of education is to give people skills for life. And we have lost sight of it.
It would be wrong to try to create a system of conservative indoctrination because so-called progressives have indoctrinated children and students in other ways.
We are more complex than identitarians give us credit for. No combination of characteristics, experiences and choices are the same; and there are as many combinations as there are people.
Her comments on gender reassignment treatments are mild and responsibly-phrased. But some are starting up the outrage bus.
Daniel Hannan: Identity politics. It becomes impossible to avoid giving offence, because the offended keep changing the rules.
In an atmosphere when anyone can close down the conversation by saying “I feel uncomfortable”, rational discussion becomes impossible.
The Party Deputy Chairman set an example for his colleagues to follow by fighting back on Twitter over identity politics and “cultural appropriation”.
Like any thought criminal, his NUS accuser gave him no explanation, nor did her supporters believe he even had a right to ask for one.
The sight of left-wing students lecturing white working class men about the shame they ought to feel for their ‘privilege’ is unlikely to win many votes.
When these terms are misused as catch-all boo-words, they lose their meaning and their essential value.