The following article presents a series of facts. While obviously the facts I chose to share and the manner I share them in is in itself an editorial choice I … Continue reading The Education of Judith Butler
written by William Ray [White Privilege is] the unquestioned and unearned set of advantages, entitlements, benefits, and choices bestowed upon people solely because they are white. Generally white people who … Continue reading Unpacking Peggy McIntosh’s Knapsack,White privilege theories dark secret
My Grandfather, Walter Ray, owned My Grandmother Emily Ray outright. Clear title no payments. She was considered part of his “Chatal” on par with his cattle. My Mother Joan, as … Continue reading Stand with Women
This is an update to an article written a few months back. At the moment the furor surrounding Sarah Jeong is still unfolding but its progress is I think … Continue reading Why the Progressive Left desperately needs to stop trolling Jordon Peterson’s Twitter and have a hard look at itself
What we don’t need to do as a Party, or party supporters, is to start attacking Ontario Conservative or Liberal voters as “deplorable’s” “alt-right” “fascist” or any of the rest of the hyperbolic hate fest. The “us and them” dichotomy of virtue signaling, identity politics helped Ford win Queens Park. Wynne’s Liberals approached social issues with the arrogance that has disastrously been in fashion on the left. Anyone who questioned any part of the agenda was labelled as a “fascist” “alt-right” or “something-phobic”. This is not progressive politics and it is not in line with core NDP policies of inclusion and respect for all. Debate and education, not hate and derision. It also did more than any one single factor in electing Doug Ford, we made progressive politics a place of shame and division, fear and recrimination. Tommy Douglas wanted us to persuade the other mice of what was actually in their own interest not belittle, and attack them with operatic rhetoric. One is a winning strategy, one clearly, is not.