News

In ‘The Closer,’ Dave Chappelle Cements The Legacy Of His Brilliant Run At Netflix

Less than two months before her death, Joan Rivers told a photographer Michelle Obama was “a tranny.” Asked for comment by CNN, Rivers passed along a statement that read in part, “The most gorgeous women are transgender,” and “if you think that’s silly, wait to you see what I say about FDR and Eleanor.” That was 2014. By the time Dave…

Continue Reading

 29 total views

News

Can A Generation Swamped With Wokeness Turn To Free Thought?

On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, podcast host and YouTuber Daniel Idfresne joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss his essay “I’m 17. And I’m Immunized from Woke Politics.” As a conservative, first-generation American from Brooklyn, New York, Idfresne explains how his parents, his church, his teachers, and his own personal interests inoculated him against the woke politics…

Continue Reading

 58 total views

News

Be Aware Of Performative Wokeness

You may be familiar with the old Hollywood joke: What is an associate producer credit? It’s what you give your assistant instead of a raise. It comes to mind with this news of the NFL’s latest act of performative wokeness. “According to reports last week, the NFL will play ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing,’ commonly referred to as the black…

Continue Reading

 120 total views

News

No, Institutionalization Will Not End Wokeness. Only Utterly Denying It Power Will

Wokeness won’t cancel itself. Some pundits are predicting that the revolutionary zeal of wokeness — the ill-defined but suddenly all-conquering radical ideology that has swept through American life and institutions — will soon abate. But what they describe is not the end of wokeness but its victory. For instance, the New York Times’s David Brooks argues that wokeness is not…

Continue Reading

 66 total views