For BLM protesters, a few inconvenient truths about Africa, race and slavery

Aug 1, 2020 by

By Philip Vander Elst, The Conservative Woman: AT a time when Black Lives Matter and Left-wing ‘anti-racist’ activists are seeking to remove statues of Cecil Rhodes and other historical figures associated with what they deem to be the shameful colonial past of Western democracies such as Britain, there is a need to set the record straight and challenge the ignorance and double standards fuelling this movement. Open-minded readers willing to study the controversial issues I raise in more detail...

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The progressive world: an antechamber to evil

Jul 31, 2020 by

by Melanie Phillips: After days of antisemitic rants on social media, the “Grime” rapper Wiley has finally been barred from Twitter and Facebook following outrage by Jews and others that he was allowed to use these platforms for his vicious incitement. This episode was particularly chilling. It involved a sustained onslaught of anti-Jewish invective by a prominent public figure who described Jews as “cowards and snakes,” likened them to the Ku Klux Klan and suggested they should be shot. He...

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Don’t Divide Us – new initiatives

Jul 26, 2020 by

From ‘Don’t Divide Us – We are Speaking Out’ – a new initiative from a coalition of teachers, academics, artists and other professionals from different racial backgrounds who are concerned about how a “toxic, radicalised agenda” is increasing racial division and cultural conflict. Stating the facts We have produced a reading list on the following issues: race, education, critical race theory, free speech and history and we are producing a ‘top 10’...

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The Ugly Racism Of The Associated Press Capitalizing ‘Black’

Jul 22, 2020 by

by David Marcus, The Federalist: Before racism can be fought, a goal seemingly shared by everyone, we have to share a definition of the word. As I have outlined before, there currently two competing definitions in our society. The traditional one is held by most conservatives and it roughly says racism is making irrational judgments about people based on their skin color. The newer progressive version focuses on systems and redistribution of wealth and power. A new decision by the Associated...

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Thomas Sowell’s wise words on ‘racism’

Jul 20, 2020 by

by Will Jones, The Conservative Woman: THOMAS Sowell is a noted economist and one of America’s great public intellectuals. He also happens to be black. Last week he told Fox News that in his view systemic racism ‘really has no meaning that can be specified and tested in the way that one tests hypotheses’. He said: ‘It is one of many words, I don’t think even the people who use it have any clear idea what they are saying. Their purpose is served by having other people cave in.’ He voiced...

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What Is “Systemic Racism”?

Jul 14, 2020 by

by Joseph Pearce, The Imaginative Conservative: If there is one thing which is currently obsessing large swathes of the ideologically globalized world, it is the scourge of systemic racism. It is a matter of unquestioned dogma that such systemic racism is widespread and that it must be purged from society. To question this unquestionable dogma is a heresy which is punishable by the unleashing of the lynch mob. This being so, and playing the fool who rushes in where wise men fear to tread,...

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