Tag: Cancel Culture

Conservatives claim to hate “cancel culture” — but it’s the heart of the right-wing agenda | Salon.com

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You know who’s not canceled? The endless parade of conservative pundits and politicians complaining about “cancel culture.” You know who is canceled? George Floyd is canceled. Breonna Taylor is canceled. Ma’Khia Bryant is canceled. Andrew Brown Jr. is canceled. They are the true victims in America’s longest-running culture war. Anyone who tells you different is just gaslighting. You want “cancel culture”? America is plagued with cancel culture. And no one is more American than conservatives, as they never cease reminding you.

Source: Conservatives claim to hate “cancel culture” — but it’s the heart of the right-wing agenda | Salon.com

The Great Hypocrisy of Right-Wingers Claiming ‘Cancel Culture’ | The Nation

The Great Hypocrisy of Right-Wingers Claiming ‘Cancel Culture’ | The Nation
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“This is not America,” a woman said to a small group, her voice shaking. She was crying, hysterical. “They’re shooting at us. They’re supposed to shoot BLM, but they’re shooting the patriots.” ( Riots on Capitol Hill)

The Great Hypocrisy of Right-Wingers Claiming ‘Cancel Culture’ | The Nation

The contradictions of “cancel culture”: Where elite liberalism goes to die | Salon.com

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The substructure and foundation of evil

But Campbell was also, despite a slew of death threats he received from white segregationists, an unofficial chaplain to the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan. He denounced and publicly fought the Klan’s racism, acts of terror and violence and marched with Black civil rights protesters in his native Mississippi, but he steadfastly refused to “cancel” white racists out of his life. He refused to demonize them as less than human. He insisted that this form of racism, while evil, was not as insidious as a capitalist system that perpetuated the economic misery and instability that pushed whites into the ranks of violent, racist organizations.

The contradictions of “cancel culture”: Where elite liberalism goes to die | Salon.com