Day: February 23, 2015

Double standard in media coverage of ISIL/ISIS recruits?

Double standard in media coverage of ISIL/ISIS recruits?

Emma Barnett writes that we need to stop pitying the young women joining the Islamic State. From the Telegraphy: And yet people insist upon dismissing these girls as victims – bestowing them with pity instead of the anger and scorn that is lavished upon the young Western men joining Isil. Last month, Barnett wrote another […]

Speaking to the Soul: You Didn’t Build That

We forget that we’ve eaten our fill thanks in part to whole systems of undercompensated labor, generations of agricultural advances, and the blessings of fertile soil and favorable climates. We forget that we have shelter thanks in part to government subsidies and home mortgages that have historically favored some racial groups over others.