Category Archives: “Peak Woke”

“I Now Understand How Nelson Mandela Felt”

Wokedy Woke Woke.

My name is Titania McGrath. I am a radical intersectionalist poet committed to feminism, social justice, and armed peaceful protest. In April of this year, I decided to become more industrious on social media. I was inspired by other activists who had made use of their online platforms in order to spread their message and explain to people why they are wrong about everything.

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WOKE MARS ATTACKS!

No ‘colonizing’ or ‘frontiers’: Snowflakes alarmed by linguistic aspects of NASA Mars probe

NASA has landed a research craft on Mars, and many are keen to see what mysteries it will uncover. Some, however, focused instead on linguistics, taking offence to words like “colonization” and “exploration.”

Many would think that things on the top of the ‘potential troubles with visiting Mars’ list would include the loss of research data. Or perhaps discovering (potentially aggressive and vexatious) alien life. But that doesn’t seem to be even a blip on the radar for some, like American astronomer Lucianne Walkowicz, who are more worried about what words are used to describe space exploration. Walkowicz told Newsweek that words like “colonization” are “not OK to use” as it “erases the history of colonization here on our own planet.”

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They eat their own: Canadian LGBT icon mobbed for expressing opinion

In early November, iconic Canadian playwright and LGBT activist Sky Gilbert posted a simple, humorous poem on his personal blog called “I’m Afraid of Woke People”. It’s a rather lightly toned rebuke of divisive identity politics.

In it, he expresses that the current trend of berating and shaming people for not being woke enough is, well, problematic. In it, he writes, “You see I believe (gulp!) that we should try and love everyone.” I assume most people would agree with this sentiment.

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BBC issues ‘ally’ badges to heterosexual staff who promote LGBT issues in a bid to tackle its ‘heteronormative culture’

The BBC is encouraging staff to become ‘straight allies’ of colleagues who are gay, lesbian or have other gender identities.

The move is an attempt to tackle what it calls a ‘heteronormative culture’, in which being straight is considered the norm.

To shift the balance, staff who are heterosexual but ‘actively promote’ LGBT issues will wear pin badges or use email signatures to signify that they are ‘allies’ of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender colleagues.

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‘Womxn’ row as companies worry the word ‘women’ excludes transgender people

Companies have come under fire for using the word “womxn” instead of “woman,” after worrying the latter word excludes transgender people.

Feminists have argued that it is biological women who are being excluded by the newly popular word, and that no one calls men “mxn.”

The Wellcome Collection apologised on Wednesday after being criticised for using the word to describe women and non-gender-conforming people in promotional material for its new exhibition “daylighting”, a piece of artwork that “explores the presence of womxn through their art, thinking and speculations”.

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‘Why do you live in a country that you loathe?’: Piers Morgan slams professor calling Winston Churchill a racist

A professor has claimed that Sir Winston Churchill was a ‘clear racist’ in a heated debate in which Piers Morgan asked him: ‘Why do you live in a country that you loathe?’

Kehinde Andrews clashed with Good Morning Britain presenter Piers as he claimed that Britain was ‘built on racism’ and that ‘everyone involved in it probably has a really racist past’.

The academic also compared Britain’s war-time Prime Minister to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler for his treatment of Indians when the country endured a famine in 1943.

I habitually loathe Piers Morgan but sometimes he is right admits blogger.

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Hate crime posters are reported… for being a hate crime!

It is a campaign supposed to warn bigots, racists, homophobes and transphobes that they are at risk of being convicted.

But the Scottish Government-funded drive to stamp out discrimination and abuse has itself been accused of blindly carrying out a hate crime.

The ‘dear haters’ advertising campaign has attracted the wrath of some Christians over its use of language, including one poster that reads: ‘Dear Bigots, you can’t spread your religious hate here. End of sermon.’

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Here’s one win for NAFTA negotiators: Trudeau’s ‘progressive’ trade demands are officially toast

The news for Canada on renegotiation of the North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been bleak, but there is one aspect that bodes well for future and potentially more difficult, trade negotiations: the quiet death of the Trudeau government’s so-called progressive trade strategy.

At the start of the NAFTA renegotiation, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisted that the inclusion of progressive elements such as new chapters on Indigenous and gender issues was essential to the agreement, going so far as to say that it was not a frill but a practical necessity.

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Nine year old attacked after refusing to stand for Australian anthem because it’s for ‘white people’

A nine-year-old schoolgirl sparked intense debate in Australia on Wednesday after refusing to stand for the national anthem to protest alleged institutional racism.

Student Harper Nielsen was given detention last week for not joining classmates in a rendition of Advance Australia Fair, a song she says ignores the nation’s indigenous people.

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Indoctrination Saturation

The all-seeing social-justice eye penetrates every aspect of our lives: sports, movies, public monuments, social media, funerals . . .

A definition of totalitarianism might be the saturation of every facet of daily life by political agendas and social-justice messaging.

At the present rate, America will soon resemble the dystopias of novels such as 1984 and Brave New World in which all aspects of life are warped by an all-encompassing ideology of coerced sameness. Or rather, the prevailing orthodoxy in America is the omnipresent attempt of an elite — exempt from the consequences of its own ideology thanks to its supposed superior virtue and intelligence — to mandate an equality of result.

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Won’t someone think of the refugees!

Good Lord please wipe Toronto off the map.

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The Horror! In his speech, Mr Anning said “the final solution to the immigration problem is a popular vote”.

Fraser Anning: Australia MPs condemn ‘final solution’ speech

An Australian senator has been widely condemned for a speech that invoked the term “final solution” in a call for immigration restrictions based on race.

Fraser Anning, from the conservative Katter’s Australian Party, called for migration bans on Muslims and others in his maiden Senate speech on Tuesday.

Political opponents denounced his speech as “disgraceful”. Mr Anning said he did not need to apologise.

“Final solution” was a term infamously used by the Nazis during the Holocaust.

In his speech, Mr Anning said “the final solution to the immigration problem is a popular vote”.

Oh please.

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Have We Reached Peak Woke? Making street harassment a hate crime could unfairly target minorities warns batshit crazy woman

I don’t wish to see catcalling made a hate crime either, that said you just know the head-space her bent stance is coming from. God forbid you’d want to target “minority” rape cultures. Best to keep blaming white men.

h/t CD

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