Oddities of the New Left, making them weaker than the Old Left

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Summary: Continuing my series describing how both Left and Right in America have become unmoored from their roots and adopted strange new beliefs. This post looks at the New Left. These evolutions have made the Right stronger and the Left weaker.

“Using the hijab as a symbol of women’s liberation & empowerment is like using the hammer & sickle as a symbol for free markets & expression.”
— By “IllimitableMan” on Twitter.

Old Left - Friedrich Engels

The latest wave of feminism

Lots of articles like this during the past few years: “The hijab has liberated me from society’s expectations of women” by Nadiya Takolia, an op-ed at The Guardian — “Wearing the hijab doesn’t have to be about religious dedication. For me, it is political, feminist and empowering.” She is a researcher at Engage.  Another is “The Freedom of the Hijab” by Ayesha Nusrat, op-ed at the NY Times. She…

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About Jim Rose

Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at https://utopiayouarestandinginit.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/why-call-my-blog-utopia-you-are-standing-in-it/

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