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Political Correctness

This week’s Citadel of Political Correctness Award goes to

Michael Cook | 27 June 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: homophobia, honor killings, Islam, political correctness
A Festival of Dangerous Ideas has turned into a Celebration of Conventional Thoughts.

Bracingly liberal views

Dwight G. Duncan | 28 February 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: law, obituaries, political correctness
Legal scholar Ronald Dworkin, the grand old man of political correctness, died earlier this month.

Silly but sinister

Frances Kelly | 20 September 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Cranston, Rhode Island, political correctness

More politically correct than electorally smart?

Michael Kirke | 31 July 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Barack Obama, David Cameron, Democratic Party, France, Ireland, political correctness

Don’t kill. And don’t make me help you die.

Sheila Liaugminas | 17 March 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia, political correctness
And don’t make me lie about knowing you’re killing yourself, either.

The Western Taliban

Constance Kong | 07 March 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, political correctness
Local Ministries for the Promotion of Virtue and Suppression of Vice are hard at work. They have 2,000 years of rubbish to cleanse from society.

Prosecution or persecution?

Michael Coren | 20 October 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, police, political correctness
Why did Toronto police arrest a hard-working Chinese immigrant after he captured an incorrigible thief?

‘Mentality of dissent dominating the intelligentsia’

Sheila Liaugminas | 23 August 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Cardinal Marc Oullet, church dissent, intellectual dynamism, political correctness
Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet has just been elevated to a more prominent and acutely consequential role in the church. He didn’t get there by mincing words for political correctness.

From family to families at the UN

Vincenzina Santoro | 27 May 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: family, political correctness, United Nations
The United Nations loves families. It just can't decide which model it likes best.

Does France really need another Committee of Public Safety?

Bill Muehlenberg | 14 January 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: France, marriage, political correctness
The latest case of Big Brother activism comes from France.

Incorrectly labelled

Margaret Somerville | 24 February 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: civility, political correctness, same-sex marriage
University life has turned toxic when unpopular opinions are reviled, stigmatised and silenced, writes a leading ethicist. 

Harvard strikes a Faustian bargain

Maximilian Pakaluk | 02 March 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags: feminism, Harvard, political correctness
The world's most prestigious university has chosen a feminist historian as its first woman president.

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