If the Chappelle Crisis has shown us anything it is that trans activists wield the power of the oppressor as they do everything in their quest to be the exceptional community in a sea of marginalized people.
The Chappelle Crisis and the Disastrous Self-Censorship of Comedy
For the better part of a decade, I immersed myself in social justice causes. I made sure I kept myself up-to-date with the latest social justice jargon, even when it was confusing and contradictory (though I wouldn’t admit to it at the time).
In this episode, we discuss the power a few big tech companies have amassed when it comes to who can say what. To have the power to silence even a president indicates a serious issue when it comes to a private company, especially when you start to look at the connections between the government and the tech companies. We discuss the way some of these companies appear to be state actors in some regards, and the need for genuine freedom of speech for everyone, a value which is being corrupted by the tech overlords’ desire for profit and power.
The Underground Episode 6: Big Tech, Censorship, and Capitalism
Why are the rich so much better at uniting around class issues than the plebes? Outrage is a sentiment that feels so pure and so right. When it is pointed at injustice and burns bright inside of us we are reaffirmed as the moral beings that we believe ourselves to be. That our strongly held sense of righteousness could be a useful tool for others and even redirected to serve their purposes may seem impossible and even unbearable.
Anti-Oppression Politics is a Red Herring to Divert Our Attention from Empire, Inequality, and Class Solidarity
This episode Sasha and Nesim are joined by Sean McCarthy for a discussion about the liberalization of the left, the failure of the Squad, various assassination conspiracies, the careerism of the leftist icons, and more.
The Underground Episode 4: Sean McCarthy on the Deep State and the Liberalism of the Left
This episode Sasha and Nesim are joined by Arty Morty for a conversation about whether the entrenchment of identity is good or bad for minority groups, what they think of media representation of their own identities, what certain activists don't understand about human behavior, and much more. This is part one of their two hour long conversation.
The Underground Episode 3: Arty Morty on the Social Woes of Wokeness
This week, Mark White of Plebity had the chance to meet with Scott Costen, Nova Scotia based journalist at The Sidebar to discuss our Free Speech Fund and the political vision behind Plebity. The Sidebar is a progressive, independent media platform that is part of a growing ecosystem of genuinely progressive, independent platforms which reject the conformity of much of what passes for current leftist discourse. We hope everyone will read the article and check out The Sidebar.