‘Great Comet’ Broadway hit falls from political correctness

‘Great Comet’ Broadway hit falls from political correctness

A critically acclaimed musical with one of the most diverse casts on Broadway tried to reverse slumping ticket sales by replacing a black actor with a more famous white one, but social justice warriors torpedoed the move, and the show will not go on as a result. “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812” […]

Michael McCaul calls for end of ‘politically correct’ U.S. homeland security policies

Michael McCaul calls for end of ‘politically correct’ U.S. homeland security policies

The incoming Trump administration has opened the door for congressional defense hawks to roll back the damage caused by the Obama administration’s “politically correct” policies to defend the United States against terrorist threats, a senior House Republican said Wednesday. This new, hard-line policy to homeland security and national defense unveiled by House Committee on Homeland […]

Mispronouncing names is now hate

Mispronouncing names is now hate

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest A new campaign aims to encourage K-12 teachers to make learning the correct pronunciation of each and every one of their students’ names a top priority. Mispronunciation, according to its proponents, can give fragile students feelings of “anxiety and resentment.” The “My name, My Identity” campaign posits that teachers […]

Political correctness goes beyond insane at this public school that just BANNED applause… teachers to direct parents when to engage in ‘silent cheer’

Political correctness goes beyond insane at this public school that just BANNED applause… teachers to direct parents when to engage in ‘silent cheer’

A public school in Sydney has just earned the prize for the most laughably insane political correctness lunacy we’ve ever seen. Elanora Heights Public School just issued a ban on applause and cheering in order to avoid offending people who are “sensitive to noise.” Instead of clapping and cheering, it will now be acceptable to […]

Sweden’s Holy War on children’s books

Sweden’s Holy War on children’s books

By Judith Bergman / Gatestone Institute In 1966, one of Sweden’s most popular children’s writers, Jan Lööf, published Grandpa is a Pirate, an illustrated children’s book, which featured, among other characters, the wicked pirate Omar and the street peddler, Abdullah. The book has been a bestseller ever since, and has been translated into English (as […]

Racist statements lead lawmakers to reject John Wayne Day

Racist statements lead lawmakers to reject John Wayne Day

By SoAzNewsX The Left is at it again! Lawmakers in California have rejected a resolution to declare May 26 John Wayne Day. Why? Because of alleged racists remarks the iconic movie star was said to made decades ago. The AP reports: The state Assembly defeated the official ode to John Wayne Thursday after several legislators described […]

Mandatory oppression studies at American University

Mandatory oppression studies at American University

We noted in January that American University, in Washington, D.C., was considering a drastic overhaul of university rules in response to the demands of social-justice activists. Now it’s moving forward: although some of the more extreme details have been dropped, or at least go unmentioned, a February 29 letter from President Neil Kerwin proposes a mandatory […]

Marquette makes list of 10 worst colleges for free speech

Marquette makes list of 10 worst colleges for free speech

By M.D. Kittle / Wisconsin Watchdog Thanks to its stubborn assault on academic freedom, Marquette University finds itself – again – on the top 10 list of the worst colleges for free speech, according to a new ranking compiled by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. Marquette makes FIRE’s dishonor roll this year for […]

Comedy and political correctness

Comedy and political correctness

Ashe Schow writes at the Washington Examiner that, “The Monty Python co-founder, in a video for Internet forum Big Think, railed against the current wave of hypersensitivity on college campuses, saying he has been warned against performing on campuses. “[Psychiatrist Robin Skynner] said: ‘If people can’t control their own emotions, then they have to start […]