Monthly Archives: December 2017

Iran shuts down social media networks

The decision was taken “to maintain tranquillity and security of society”

‘Sensitivity Readers’ Are the New Thought Police, And They Threaten More Than Novelists

Nobody calls himself a censor anymore in the 21st century. We’ve got better words for it.

Jihadist Group Blows Up Oil Pipeline In Iran, In Midst Of Protests

Overnight Friday a well-known Sunni jihadist group which operates in Iran posted a video to its media accounts purporting to show an attack on an oil pipeline in Iran’s southern Khuzestan province, which has historically been a restive area in which Sunni Arab separatists have been active.

Video posted on Muslims in Calgary site



Time to move on from the Shepherd affair? Hardly

The controversy really turned on a challenge to the academic protectionist racket that rules in the SJW curriculum, the iron bars of political correctness that dictate what is “right” and what is “wrong,” which is determined not by academic inquiry, evidence or scholarship, but by the dogmas and shibboleths of the grievance studies wing that is now flourishing in nearly every first world university.

These studies have fixed the boundaries of what is permissible to say and what is the right attitude to have, and they have predetermined both the subject matter and range of reference. They “contest” every social value of the wider world, and forbid contestation of their own unassailable dogmas and prejudices. They licence themselves to censor everyone else, and all the values of every other system of thought except the doctrines of social justice and equity studies.

And they fight dirty to protect that sacred enclave.

Videos: Iran protests

Iran warns against ‘illegal gatherings’ after protests

The Iranian government warned people against further protests on Saturday after two days of demonstrations sparked by anger over an array of economic problems.