Laura Bates – the missing chapter

Laura Bates is the author of a toxic and divisive book “Men Who Hate Women’. The book tells us much about Laura, her love of confirmation bias, her disregard for nuance and normal standards of fact-checking. The book told us nothing useful about relations between men and women but received favourable reviews in The Guardian… Continue reading Laura Bates – the missing chapter

Laura Bates and pervasive misogyny

Laura Bates appears to believe that misogyny permeates society and the framework in which this operates is an invisible one – the patriarchy. The evidence for this is unverified ‘lived experience’ of women and even then, only ‘lived experience’ that conforms with feminist liturgy. The problems with ‘lived experience’ rather than empirical evidence will be… Continue reading Laura Bates and pervasive misogyny

Laura Bates and the axis of radicalisation

Laura Bates is something of a media celebrity and the author of books including Everyday Sexism and Men Who Hate Women. She is guaranteed uncritical acceptance on daytime TV and I have yet to see her asked a remotely challenging question. That is a pity because her most recent book, at least, is ‘full of… Continue reading Laura Bates and the axis of radicalisation