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The Pity Party On The Left

On the face of it, combinations of attitudes currently popular among self-styled progressives look pretty incoherent. It’s deemed important to recognise that multiple oppressive structures intersect, producing inequality holistically – but this is

Paying attention to reality

Yesterday I inadvertently watched a video, which I advise you not to watch if you come across it. It was taken by a woman in the process of confronting a man. The man

"Of course sex materially exists"

There's a new phenomenon I'm starting to witness amongst academic philosophers of ostentatiously progressive stripe.  Since these people rarely do anything without getting permission from the wider progressive culture first, I'm assuming some

Not your feminist

Feminism is a contested concept. Claims that "you're not a real feminist" or "her so-called feminism" (eye-roll) are common currency. This isn't a one-off. Pretty much any political concept is like that. Compare: