Time to Bulldoze the Universities

And there was much rejoicing amongst the children. A bold call? Certainly. Extreme? Without a doubt. Am I serious? Not entirely, but…things are fast reaching a pass where the wholesale dismantling of the existing university sector and rebuilding from scratch may be the only recourse. When even left-leaning academics like feminist social critic Professor Camille …

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Fake News: How We Got Where We Are

First Donald Trump broke the media, then he made them a laughing-stock. Despite their endless self-regard, everyone knows who the real fake news are now. The 2004 comedy Anchorman opens with the observation that “there was a time…when people believed everything they heard on TV”. The joke is grounded in reality: in the early 70s, …

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The Marxists and the Globalists: How the Enemies of our Enemies became Frenemies

In Irvine Welsh's The Acid House, a middle-class couple name their baby boy “Tom”, because Middle-class, professional, socially-aware, politically correct people … use those old proletarian craftsperson names. This anecdote does much to explain the otherwise puzzling the bromance between globalist mega-business and Marxist radicals. How did the Masters of the Universe get into bed …

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