Rise of the Thought Police

How cancel culture enforces censorship by committee

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The prevailing opinion from those who like to take part in cancel culture is that it doesn’t exist. This belief hinges on two fallacious assumptions. First, they will tell you that cancel culture is ultimately a myth, even as they paradoxically and actively participate in its machinations, and that it has no lasting impact on the…




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Jay Sizemore

Jay Sizemore

Provocative truth teller, author of 19 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: Jaysizemore.com.

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