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Canceled by the Cancel Culture

Canceled by the Cancel Culture

Harper’s magazine has published a letter July 7 in defense of free speech signed by more than 150 public intellectuals, which has already fallen victim to the kind of virtual mob-rule that it decries. Ironically, a number of signatories have asked that their names be removed after either

How Marxists Exploit Race

How Marxists Exploit Race

On March 25, 1931, two white women, Victoria Price and Ruby Bates, claimed they had been raped by nine black teenagers along the railroad from Chattanooga to Memphis. In a town called Paint Rock, Alabama, a citizen posse took the law into its hands and

A Catholic response to racism

A Catholic response to racism

“Sooner or later, all the people of the world will have to discover a way to live together in peace, and thereby transform this pending cosmic elegy into a creative psalm of brotherhood.”  The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke these eloquent words almost fifty-six years ago

Thousands call for change to medal for the Order of St Michael and St George amid claims it is ‘racist’

Thousands call for change to medal for the Order of St Michael and St George amid claims it is ‘racist’

A petition is calling for one of the Queen’s highest honours to be redesigned as campaigners say it resembles a white man killing a black man. Thousands of people have signed a change.org petition which was started last week, noting a similarity between the medal

The Last Words of Norma

The Last Words of Norma

“The anti-choice movement will have a field-day with this and exploit it for all it’s worth.” These are words of Kate Michelman, former head of the National Abortion Rights Action League, spoken on the August 10, 1995 airing of ABC News Nightline. Michelman was lamenting the