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Yes, There Is Such a Thing as Cancel Culture

Posted by on Jul 14, 2020 on quillette.com

On July 7th, 153 mostly left-leaning intellectuals wrote a letter to Harper’s Magazine, expressing their opposition to “a new set of moral...

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In Defence of the Humanities

Posted by on Jul 14, 2020 on quillette.com

The Australian government’s recent decision to cut funding for university courses in the arts and humanities was greeted with rapturous...

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The Passing of the Second Imperial Age

Posted by on Jul 13, 2020 on quillette.com

In the half-millennium of modern European imperialism, from the Spanish and Portuguese in the 16th century to the withdrawing roar of the...

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In Defense of ‘Reactionary Liberalism’—A Reply to Osita Nwanevu

Posted by on Jul 12, 2020 on quillette.com

I am a liberal conservative, or as the New Republic‘s Osita Nwanevu would have it, a “reactionary liberal.” I lean right-of-center and, as...

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PODCAST 99: Michael Shellenberger on his new book Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

Posted by on Jul 11, 2020 on quillette.com

Michael Shellenberger, President of Environmental Progress, talks to Jonathan Kay about global warming, natural disasters, media...

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