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Jordan Peterson crushes University goal to "educate" 6 year olds about "toxic masculinity" on Tucker Carlson (VIDEO)

Tucker Areu
Professor wants "toxic masculinity" training in kindergarten.

A University of Wisconsin professor is calling on kindergardens to implement programs to fight "toxic masculinity" .

Tucker Carlson discusses the scourge that is MASCULINITY with his "liberal sherpa" Cathy Areu.

Areu makes the claim that 'boys cannot be boys', because the male gender is inherently evil.


Comment: More on the wrong-headed and dangerous concept of toxic masculinity:


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How Israel and the West brainwashes its people against the people of Gaza

Gaza protest
It's frightening. Unprincipled psychologists, in the service of a malignant regime, use sophisticated techniques in order to control the mind of a person from afar.

The term "brainwashing" was born in 1950. It is a Chinese word ("xinao", literally wash brain). Originally it served to describe a technique used - so it was claimed - by Chinese masterminds to manipulate the minds of American prisoners in the Korean War. They changed their unconscious mental processes and turned them into agents of sinister forces.

Many books and movies purported to show how this works. For example, the classic film "The Manchurian Candidate" shows how the communists take an American prisoner-of-war in the Korean war, an officer, manipulate his mind and give him an order to kill the US presidential candidate. The American officer does not know that he has been turned unconsciously into a communist agent. He does not remember the order given him under hypnosis and does not know that he acts accordingly.

Green Light

California judge rules Twitter CAN be sued for falsely advertising free speech

Francois Durand
© Francois Durand/Getty Images
A California judge has ruled that Twitter's policy of banning users "at any time, for any reason or for no reason" may constitute an "unconscionable contract", and that a lawsuit against the company brought by self-described "white advocate" Jared Taylor may proceed on that basis.

The judge rejected Twitter's motion to dismiss the lawsuit from Taylor, who was banned by the platform in December last year.

In particular, Twitter's argument that it has a first amendment right to ban whoever it likes from its platform, for whatever reason was rejected.

The judge ruled that Twitter's belief that it had a right to ban users "at any time, for any reason, or no reason" could be a legally unconscionable policy on the company's part.

The judge also ruled that Twitter could be sued on the basis of misleading its users, due to the platform's promise - frequently expressed, frequently violated - not to ban accounts on the basis of viewpoint or political affiliation.

"This ruling has massive implications for the platform going forward," said Noah Peters, Jared Taylor's lawyer. "this is the first time that a social media company's argument that it can censor user speech has been rejected by a court."

Megaphone

'Free Tommy' protests: Letter to the Guardian urges people to 'come together' to defeat UK's resurgent far-right

‘Free Tommy’ protests
© Joel Goodman / Global Look Press
Protests surrounding the imprisonment of ex-EDL leader Tommy Robinson have caused over 50 prominent figures to collectively voice their concerns in a letter to the Guardian, urging a "defence of our multicultural society."

Published Tuesday, the letter accuses the "racist right" of using the ongoing protests demanding the release of Tommy Robinson from prison to "reorganise."

Stating that the demonstration, which saw 5 police officers injured in running clashes, is the "first serious attempt since the collapse of the English Defence League (EDL) to develop a racist street movement and give it a political form.

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Pills

D.C. school approves program to give 13yo girls hormone-altering drugs without parents' consent

child hormone drugs
While parental consent is typically required when a student goes on a field trip or is subjected to a vision test in school, students as young 13 years old are being prescribed birth control at a public school in Washington D.C. and they could leave school with a prescription for pills or a newly inserted IUD, without their parents ever being notified.

The program is currently happening at Anacostia High School, a public school in D.C. that has around 450 students, 98.9 percent of whom are African American. Only 1 percent of the students are proficient in Math, and only 4 percent are proficient in English, according to the school's website.

Midwife Loral Patchen, who runs the program at the school and is responsible for administering pregnancy and STD tests, and prescribing various forms of birth control to underage girls, told NPR that the goal is to reduce the rate of teen pregnancy.

Bullseye

Separating children from their families is nothing new to the US - it has been doing it for decades

Children at camp near Sanaa, Yemen
© Khaled Abdullah/Reuters
Children at a camp for internally displaced people (IDPs) near Sanaa, Yemen, March 18, 2018.
Outrage over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy appears to have little to do with genuine concerns over human-rights abuses committed by the US government on a routine basis.

The Trump administration's Stephen Miller-inspired immigration policy of coercively tearing children from their parents is rightly receiving a hefty load of criticism, even from some of the more traditional Republicans. Some 2,000 children have already been separated from their parents and placed in makeshift government shelters in less than a month and a half, with estimates that this number will continue to rise (and has probably already risen).

The outrage over this policy - while blame is still being deflected elsewhere by Donald Trump himself - is understandable and far-reaching indeed, right across the political spectrum.

Bizarro Earth

The internet groans with revulsion as Madeleine Albright and Bana Alabed honored as bastions of freedom

Bana Alabed and Madeleine Albright
© Umit Bektas & Joshua Roberts / Reuters
Bana Alabed and Madeleine Albright
The pro-NATO Atlantic Council think tank is set to honor former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Syrian child activist Bana Alabed at its Freedom Awards this week.

The Freedom Awards honor individuals who "defend and advance the cause of freedom around the world" and will be hosted in Berlin later this week - but the nominations have caused quite a few puzzled reactions online.

According to the Atlantic Council website, Albright will be recognized for her "championing of global democracy" and as an exemplar of "the power of diplomacy in achieving solutions to the most pressing challenges facing our world."


Red Flag

Postmodern indoctrination: Princeton offers new course that will teach students to 'read queerly'

queer reading
Princeton University is offering a new course this fall that will teach students about the "theory, narrative, and aesthetics" of "queer literatures."

According to the official course description posted on the school's website, students will "both read from various trajectories of queer literature and engage what it means to read queerly" as part of the "Queer Literatures: Theory, Narrative, and Aesthetics" course.

"We will consider the historical etymology of the term queer and think through its affiliate terms and acronyms: lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans," the description continues. "We will investigate how discourses of power and institutions of normativity have come up against queer bodies, narratives, and politic-and how such encounters are historically situated."

Key

Palestinians still have keys to homes they fled decades ago, many determined to return

Palestinian keys
© Daily Sabah
Keys must always be the symbol of the Palestinian "Nakba" - the "disaster" - the final, fateful, terrible last turning in the lock of those front doors as 750,000 Arab men, women and children fled or were thrown out of their homes in what was to become the state of Israel in 1947 and 1948.

Just for a few days, mind you, for most of them were convinced - or thought they knew - that they would return after a week or two and re-open those front doors and walk back into the houses many had owned for generations. I always feel a sense of "shock and awe" when I see those keys - and I held one in my hand again a few days ago.

Palestinian man w key
© claude el khal
A key to the past and future.

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Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski denounced online for mocking migrant girl with Down Syndrome

Corey Lewandowski
© Joshua Roberts
Former Trump campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski
Corey Lewandowski, the former campaign manager to then-presidential nominee Donald Trump, has angered critics after mocking a story of a disabled migrant being separated from her mother. During an appearance on Fox News, Lewandowski responded to a story of a 10-year-old girl with Down Syndrome being taken from her mother and placed in caged detention in Texas by saying "womp, womp" - an onomatopoeic phrase sometimes heard in cartoons.

Fellow panelist Zac Petkanas, a former adviser on the Democratic National Committee, then became enraged, shouting as the interview descended into cross-talk. Lewandowski continues to make his point, saying: "When you cross the border illegally, when you commit a crime, you are taken away from your family because that's how this country works."