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Stalin was a ‘cancel culture’ pioneer: the inside story on how he cancelled ‘Hamlet’

Stalin was a ‘cancel culture’ pioneer: the inside story on how he cancelled ‘Hamlet’

William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet is considered by some to be the single greatest story ever written. Hamlet has it all: ghosts, sword fights, suicide, revenge, lust, murder, philosophy, faith, manipulation, and a climactic bloodbath worthy of a Tarantino film. It’s a masterpiece of both high art and sensationalism,

“Spokesmen and Prophets of the Human Family:” St. John Henry Newman’s Defense

“Spokesmen and Prophets of the Human Family:” St. John Henry Newman’s Defense

It is apparent our times are in need of St. John Henry Newman’s emphasis on persons, the personal nature of reality, life, and history. Anxieties abound over ‘systemic,’ ‘cultural,’ ‘economic’, and ‘historical’ forces, as if mankind were driven by impersonal semi-spirits rather than particular human

Digital Book-Burning: Amazon Bans Scholar Ryan T. Anderson’s Book On Transgenderism

Digital Book-Burning: Amazon Bans Scholar Ryan T. Anderson’s Book On Transgenderism

This past weekend, something ominous and cruel happened on Amazon.com—although it could have been foreseen given the recent ramped-up levels of censorship. With the removal of Ryan T. Anderson’s 2018 book “When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment,” Amazon openly signaled something to