Pure majoritarianism and its role in worsening an already inhospitable political landscape

Since the western political upsets of Brexit and the election of Donald J. Trump as POTUS in 2016, society is still fully immersed in a heightened culture war and a quest for social, economic, and political status has left society’s ability to ‘get along’ in tatters. Continue reading Pure majoritarianism and its role in worsening an already inhospitable political landscape

The US political ‘status quo’ is what is standing in the way of change, not systemic racism.

Ending what’s now gone on to be a now five-part blogging vent-fest about BlackLivesMatter, it’s important we talk about change. Change comes in many forms. If you’re a reasonably young, university-educated person, chances are you’re automatically seeing your change come in the form of your ‘woke’ upper/middle class, university-educated peers striving to be the most intersectional in their quest to (or at least to be seen to) appease their peers and the BLM crowd. Continue reading The US political ‘status quo’ is what is standing in the way of change, not systemic racism.