call-out culture

Topic of the Week: The Politics of Personal Responsibility and Anarchism

  • Posted on: 25 July 2016
  • By: thecollective

The politics of personal responsibility has been around for a few decades now. What first was a tense term, mostly used as an insult by the right, of politically correct has morphed into a mainstream popular culture game of privilege-checking, call-out culture, and the more nuanced calling-in.

The Left’s Self-Destructive Obsession with Shame

  • Posted on: 22 July 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

To my dismay, I’ve found myself in the midst of a social justice world that not only encourages shame, but uses it as a weapon. Shame is so often at the root of personal dysfunction, and here we have a left dedicated to its perpetual transference. Shame is ultimately self-destructive, and in no way can such a sentiment be a foundation for healthy community.