The problem isn't Cancel Culture, per se. The problem is the overlap between capital and the public discourse. When advertising dollars rest on what a person says, capital will often become the priority when the norms of discourse are violated.
You agree with the protestors, you'll find plenty of examples on-line of protestors doing noble and heroic things. Think the protestors are nothing more than Antifa scum? You'll have this assumption reinforced when all of your friends post pictures and video of masked rioters breaking windows and flipping cars. Think the police are heroes? You'll get all kinds of footage of police being heroic. Think the police are fascist scum? Yeah. You'll be able to download outrageous acts of brutality.
Our current crisis is not one in which the application of the Constitution is uncertain. Rather, it's a question of whether or not the Constitution even matters in the face of a charismatic leader and party loyalty.
Where mankind stands in the robot age will depend on the vitality of democracy when the transition happens.
there's a great deal to discuss and there's a great deal to learn about the United States' support for Israel and the associated political discourse. The issues are complicated. Twitter is really not the place for it.
This incident struck a chord because it presented a microcosm of the underlying conflicts of American culture.
Though Lincoln is often described as being well-liked and charismatic, does this translate to telegenic. If Abraham Lincoln were to take to the podium on a televised debate with, say, Oprah, how would he be received?
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