In Defence of Manning Up

Last Sunday was International Men’s Day, an event which has objectives including, in the organisers’ words, “a focus on men’s and boy’s health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models.”
When you consider that 76% of suicides in the UK are male, the worth of such an occasion becomes clear.

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Dear Scum

Here in the universities we’ve been distressed of late, as it seems some among you think (and we use that word loosely, it’s more as if dull shapes wooze into existence at the bottom of your lizard brains) that there is some kind of left-wing, pro-EU bias in our institutions of study.
It pains us to have to explain this—not least because you’re unlikely to have the intellectual capacity to process it—but of course we’re all left-wing and pro-EU, for a very simple reason: those are clever people’s opinions, and we’re exceedingly clever.

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Schools Should Educate Not Indoctrinate

If you were uncertain about whether your kids were being imparted with a balanced, impartial view of the world by their school teachers, then you can stop doubting and be sure: they definitely are not.
Over at the Times Educational Supplement a little while ago, Oliver Beach, a former economics teacher and part of the BBC’s Tough Young Teachers series, laid out his educational call to arms. Casting aside old-fashioned notions of neutrality and open-minded inquiry, he makes clear that it is the mission of schools to indoctrinate your children into the faux-liberal, broken leftism that is currently being put firmly back in its box around the Western world.

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