ARTICLEIf anyone is wondering just how deep is the left’s abandonment of its most long-standing and foundational values, namely free speech and class analysis, one need look no further than this book about populism: Systemic Corruption: Constitutional Ideas for an Anti-Oligarchic Republic by Columbia Law School postdoc scholar Camila Vergara.
ARTICLEFor women, whether or not to call yourself a “feminist” has been a hotly-debated issue. Men have long pushed back against progress by branding any woman who resists patriarchy as a feminist — a word hurled often like a slur from the mouths of misogynists.
Identity Crisis: Why I Still Call Myself a Feminist – by M.K. Fain
PODCASTAdam Coleman joins me for an interview about his new book, Black Victim To Black Victor, his ideas about culture, politics, and the current narrative around race and victimization in America.
Adam Coleman on His Book: Black Victim To Black Victor
ARTICLEThis 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.
Plebity Interviewed by The Sidebar
PODCASTKathleen Stock, professor of philosophy at the University of Sussex, joins Sasha for a conversation about her new book, Material Girls: Why Reality Matters for Feminism.
Kathleen Stock: Material Girls: Why Reality Matters for Feminism
PODCASTIn this episode, Sasha and vatani discuss the concept of white privilege and give their critique of the popular theory peddled by those such as Robin DiAngelo and Ibram X. Kendi. They talk about why they think the conversation is being steered away from class issues, and why identity has taken the center stage in political and social discourse.
The Underground Episode 1: White Privilege
ARTICLELast week Plebity awarded its most recent Free Speech Fund grant to Valerie Pelletier. Plebity thanks Jodi Shaw for her generous donation to our Free Speech Fund which makes our support for individuals like Valerie possible.
Solidarity Wins Out Over Intolerance and Cancel Culture
ARTICLEIn February of 2020, just as the COVID-19 pandemic was reaching Canada, a large Montreal women’s agency fired Valérie Pelletier because of allegedly “transphobic” posts on her personal Facebook account.
Canadian Survivor of Prostitution Fired From Women’s Shelter Over Feminist Views
PODCASTIn this episode, Sasha and M.K. discuss the story of Valerie Pelletier, who was fired from a Canadian women’s organization last year for expressing her gender critical views outside of work. Valerie went public with the details of her story on May 14th, in an interview with Plebity. They discuss the ins and outs of the story, what we think of it, and why this is so ominous for free speech and women only spaces.