Facebook, Feminism, And Not Quite Understanding Numbers

Another of these complaints that the world just isn't quite like someone would desire it to be. Here it's that Facebook has the temerity to allow videos of people eating on public transport to be hosted on its site....

Cultural Appropriation Much? Jacinda Ardern’s Maori Cloak

Cultural appropriation is where the members of a dominant grouping in society use and - well, appropriate - take the signifiers of the culture of an oppressed or dispossessed part of society. You know, if a white Australian blows...

About This Whole Transgender Rights Discussion

From our special correspondent, Esteban DeGolf: Given the amount of attention transgender issues (or am I supposed to say “issues of transgender”) are drawing there are a few things that have been ignored that I think ought to be discussed. Just...

Jamie Oliver’s Cultural Appropriation Of Jerk Rice

OK, yes, we should get that joke out of the way early on. Yes, Jamie Oliver is a bit of a jerk, isn't he? Good, that's done then. Then we've Dawn Butler who may well have other and similar...

[CORRECTED] Kevin D Williamson Is Gay? Ain’t That A Victory For Classical Liberalism?

On the 7th April 2018 we wrote an article stating that Kevin D. Williamson was gay. this turned out to be factually untrue and based on an entire misconception of another artice - Kevin Williamson is not gay. So,...

Just Why Wouldn’t Laurie Penny Use McDonald’s To Solve World Hunger?

A certain puzzler here from the pen of Ms. Laurie Penny. She's going along with the currently fashionable idea that no one should ever talk to populists, they shouldn't be debated, the media should pay them no mind, because...

Why The Union Jack IS Called The Union Jack

Sometimes flags have names.  They may be official or colloquial, descriptive or shorthand.  The red white and blue striped flag of France is known as the Tricolour.  The flag of the United States is called the Stars and Stripes...

There is No Gender Pay Gap at Barclays – it’s Earnings, Not Pay

We're told that women earn up to 43% less at Barclays than men do. We're also told that women are paid about half what men are at that same bank, Barclays. Only one of these two statements is true....

Seems Sensible – Women Cannot Be Drag Queens Says RuPaul

I probably don't agree with RuPaul on much - certainly not what constitutes an interesting set list. Yet as a former habitue of Madame JoJo's I do think that he's grasped an important point here. No, women cannot be...

Caster Semenya’s Interesting Illustration Of The Difficulty In Defining “A Woman”

It is always the edge cases which are difficult, of course it is. But it's also those edge cases which aid us in defining the underlying distinctions that we wish to make. Which is what makes the Caster Semenya...

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Schipol Is A Flower Centre Because Of Tulipmania

It is entirely true, as Don Boudreaux quotes, that Antwerp is not a diamond center because of its diamond mines. The background here being...