Elon Musk. Unfortunately.

Cis isn’t a Slur

Content warning: Since we’re talking about slurs, we are inevitably going to be mentioning some slurs. I’ll try not to mention them myself, but I won’t edit them out of any quotes I use. Elon Musk, who is officially History’s Biggest Loser, declared last Wednesday that the terms ‘cis’ and ‘cisgender’ would be considered slurs […]

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George Orwell's Coming Up for Air

Fight or Flight

In Coming Up for Air (published in June 1939, months before the Second World War legitimised it), George Orwell wrote about the impulse to do violence against fascists. He was attending a lecture by an anti-fascist at the Left Book Club in London, and, momentarily, found himself within the head of the speaker:- I saw […]

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