PewDiePie – A Racist?!

The Wall Street Journal published an article deriding recent videos by YouTube sensation PewDiePie, real name Felix Kjellberg, due to Nazi and anti-Semitic content used for comedic ends. Kjellberg has the largest and most watched channel on YouTube at 53million subscribers, making him a juicy target for sensationalism. The WSJ interprets the inclusion of such… Continue reading PewDiePie – A Racist?!

ECRI (EU) gently suggests restricting the press, UK gov’t responds accordingly

The European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance conducts a report every 5 years on the state of hate crime laws, the media, politicians, society with regards to racism and intolerance. The UK has had the “honour” of having its next report. Most of it is a fairly mundane overview of laws, stats, and such. The… Continue reading ECRI (EU) gently suggests restricting the press, UK gov’t responds accordingly

Erdogan’s Unconstitutional Crackdown

Following the failed coup in Turkey President Erdogan banned academics from travelling abroad, revoked 21’000 teacher’s licenses, and almost 1600 deans have been ordered to resign. Erdogan’s justification for this is that US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen caused or at the very least influenced those involved in the coup. Erdogan has offered no evidence for Gulen’s… Continue reading Erdogan’s Unconstitutional Crackdown