The Independent and Women’s Health

When The Independent newspaper first appeared in the 1980s I was one of its most avid readers. It seemed to offer something new, fresh and as its title suggested, independent. Sadly, that is all over now. The Independent is now a zombie clickbait rag, peddling predictable right-on opinions.The article that piqued my interest, is all… Continue reading The Independent and Women’s Health

Thought Terminating Feminist Clichés

A big part of feminist augmentation is the thought terminating cliché. Once this cliché has brought unthinkingly into the argument, all further thought, nuance and discussion become superfluous, or so feminists seem to think. Here are a few popular clichés and their obvious shortcomings. My Body, My Choice is a slogan we have been hearing… Continue reading Thought Terminating Feminist Clichés

Moira Donegan

Another week another daft article in the Guardian (here). This time, Moira Donegan (author of the Shitty-Media Men spreadsheet), argues that we are in an antifeminist backlash that is silencing women. Opening the discussion with the defamation lawsuit brought against Amber Heard is not a good place to start if you want to make that… Continue reading Moira Donegan

Depp v. Heard and The Myth of Male Power

Critical Theory is the thought system that makes toxic feminism, toxic. According to that theory, knowledge is socially constructed and the narratives of the most powerful are what constitute accepted knowledge or truth. This means that proponents Critical Theory have to be able to divine power relations in society and in this regard they behave… Continue reading Depp v. Heard and The Myth of Male Power

Shrewsbury- A Feminist Scandal?

A recent review of maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals has shown that it may have contributed to the death of over 200 babies and nine mothers. Commentators have rightly pointed to this as a failing of the National Health Service. However, in reviewing the subject and looking for root causes they might also… Continue reading Shrewsbury- A Feminist Scandal?

Jess Phillips Again

Here is another excruciatingly bad performance from Jess Phillips during the Intelligence Squared Debate on the current state of the Labour Party. It is not for nothing that Jess is known as the Ian Paisley of feminism. Before entering politics Jess was a business development manager for the Women’s Aid Federation and she still appears… Continue reading Jess Phillips Again