Jordan Peterson

A man asked Jordan Peterson why he shouldn’t take his own life. This is what he said.

Content warning: This story deals with the subject of suicide, and many be triggering for some readers. As a professor, clinical psychologist, author …

Mental Health

Jordan Peterson Admits He's Wrong On Jim Jefferies Show

About one thing, at least.<p>Jordan Peterson is known for a lot of things: his opposition to Bill C-16, which adds protection for gender expression to …

Civil Rights

Jordan Peterson’s New Patreon Perks!

June 24, 2018 by Andrew Hall<p>Celebrity academic Professor Jordan Peterson is wowing millions with his bestselling book 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote …

Patreon

The Ignorant Do Not Have a Right to an Audience

On June 17, the political commentator Ann Coulter, appearing as a guest on Fox News, asserted that crying migrant children separated from their parents are “child actors.” Does this groundless claim deserve as much airtime as, for example, a historically informed argument from Ta-Nehisi Coates that …

Critical Thinking

The Jungian YouTuber: Jordan Peterson’s Political Ascendency

Riding the ever-surging wave of alt-right sentiment in recent years, right wing political commentators have effectively monopolized the production of …

University of Toronto

The strange origins of the free speech warriors

Many free speech warriors today base their position on a proclamation articulated by Oliver Wendell Holmes, the early 20th century United States …

Rights & Freedoms

Trumpists Are Suffering the Free Market Consequences Of Being Deplorable

Gage Skidmore<p>Donate Subscribe<p>Share Tweet Print Email<p>Last night White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her party were asked to leave a …

Washington D.C.

Yelp Reviews Are Politics In Neoliberal America

"He's making a mess! He's making lime and pepper pasta!"<p>20 years later, after a corner of the internet took the case upon itself, the identity of …

University of Michigan

Meet the New ‘Incels’ at the White House

Meet the New ‘Incels’ at the White House<p>June 23, 2018 by Ed Brayton<p>Get out your tiny violins, folks, and prepare to perform a symphony of sympathy. …

Donald Trump

What Jordan Peterson Doesn't Understand About Religion and the Free Speech

Recently, Jordan Peterson was interviewed by Australian comedian Jim Jeffries's show on Comedy Central. The interview did not go particularly well …

U.S. Politics

Five Years Later, 'Yeezus' Feels Like Kanye West Made a Deal with the Devil

Kanye's antagonistic sixth studio album pushed hip-hop in bold new directions but began his descent into contrarian shock tactics.<p>Five years ago, Kanye West had had it up to here with people thinking they knew shit about Polaroids. He was a reborn Shakespeare travelling through time, asking for …

Rap & Hip-Hop

What to watch on Netflix Canada in July 2018

NOW critics pick the best movies and TV shows joining the streaming service’s library this month

Entertainment

Remember the “Brights”?

Oy, that was an ugly misstep. It was foolish to try and label your identity something that makes everyone outside your group feel like you’re calling …

Race & Ethnicity

Good Twitter thread details the long lives and truly terrible deaths of lobsters

There are a handful of things that the average person knows about lobsters. They’re an expensive thing to order at a restaurant. According to …

Offbeat News

My Night with Jordan B. Peterson

Peterson returned to Seattle for a second time in as many months. by Katie HerzogMuch loved/loathed psychology professor Jordan B. Peterson …

Seattle

Controversial U of T professor attracts condemnation and support in Vancouver | The Star

VANCOUVER — A controversial University of Toronto professor in Vancouver for a talk this weekend is drawing opposition from those standing up for …

University of British Columbia

Free speech, but only if you aren’t rude to Jordan Peterson

Lindsay Shepherd is suing Wilfrid Laurier University for causing her emotional distress and making her unemployable by criticizing her use of a …

Rights & Freedoms

Shapiro at 'The Hill': ACLU's Diminishing Interest In Free Speech Marks A Foreboding Shift in American Culture

So, I may not be welcome in Canada. According to the University of British Columbia (UBC) student newspaper, student Reid Marcus encouraged the UBC …

Conservative View

'Unbelievable' Podcast Debates Faith and Politics With Cool Heads and Amazing Grace

I’m a podcast addict. Some people like to put on music while they drive or clean or perform other mundane tasks…I put on talking. I’m a voracious …

Jesus

Supposed 'Free Speech' Warrior Jordan Peterson Sues University Because Silly Professor Said Some Mean Things About Him

I have to admit that until earlier this year, I'd never heard of Jordan Peterson. I first heard about him when he was on Russ Robert's Econtalk …

Human Rights

Dialectic, not debate

I am learning to hate debate.<p><i>Really</i> hate debate. It’s everywhere, and it’s bad and wrong, and I think it’s contributing to our social ills — all of …

Kellyanne Conway

Jordan Peterson's Views on Gay Marriage and Child-Rearing Are Dumb

Happy Pride. by Rich SmithLove wins? I dunno, looks like a cultural Marxist conspiracy to me... Kelly O Last night professor Jordan Peterson—daddy of …

LGBTQI

How Jordan Peterson Missed A Layup On Religious Freedom

Jordan Peterson appeared the other night on the Jim Jefferies show and, well, he got suckered. On a question regarding the rights of Americans to …

Conservative View

We Need to Set the Record Straight on ‘Masculinity Classes’

Tucker Carlson and Jordan Peterson are foaming at the mouths over a sinister threat to good old-fashioned boyhood: teaching kindness<p>Perpetually …

For Men

OMNIVORE: Cargo cult intellectual

Intellectuals, politics and bad faith

Brad DeLong

Facebook expands kids-only Messenger to Canada; Ottawa will keep provincial equalization formula till 2024

<b>Good evening,</b><p><b>WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW</b><p><b>Ottawa to keep provincial equalization formula as is till 2024</b><p>Provinces were caught off guard yesterday when the federal Finance Minister’s office informed them that Ottawa intends to renew the equalization formula in its current form to 2024. The five-year renewal …

Canadian News

Watch Jim Jefferies Finally Shut Up Jordan Peterson

Meanwhile, when not getting schooled by a comedian, the free speech crusader launched a defamation lawsuit against Wilfrid Laurier University and three of its employees.<p>In an interview with Jim Jefferies on Comedy Central, Jordan Peterson seemed, for the first time in a long time, to be at a loss …

Civil Rights

What the left gets wrong about Jordan Peterson

Anyone who investigates Peterson’s work knows that his harshest rebukes aren’t addressed to women, but men<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of Jordan Peterson, the Canadian psychologist, self-help guru, and social media star who is also, if some media accounts are to be believed, a dangerous stalking horse for …

Opinion (UK)

Jordan Peterson on Cain and Abel

In his “Biblical Series V: The Hostile Brothers” and in his international best seller <i>12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos</i>, Jordan Peterson …

Theology

Was the Enlightenment Racist?

Some of its proponents were, but the solution was built in<p>Jamelle Bouie, the chief political correspondent for <i>Slate</i>, recently penned an essay …

Conservative View