Dead Wild Roses: Let’s Play – Identity Politics…

Accidental Deliberations: Wednesday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. – Linda Givetash reports on the increasing cost and decreasing availability of housing in Canada. And Patrick Greenfield and Sarah March note that an appalling increase in the number of homeless people in the UK is being reflected in the number of deaths on the street. – Tithi Bhattacharya ...

Dead Wild Roses: Hadley Freeman Goes To Town in the Guardian – Woo Raa!

Soooooooo nice to see actual feminist opinion in print.  Congratulations to Hadley Freeman for boldly speaking against the current misogynistic assault on women.  The trans-cult (see Patriarchy 2.0) has made sizable in-roads into feminism and at the core of its demands, centring the male experience in a female movement, has done grievous damage to the ...

Dead Wild Roses: Derrick Jensen on the “Listen to a Trans Person Trope”

Derrick Jensen, so far has been one of the males that support radical feminism that has not turned out to be a complete horror show (yet). I hope that he can contain his male socialization and continue to be a supporter of women and their rights.        Best quote from the article though: ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Guide To Dealing With/’Debating’ Transactivists – The Idge of Reason

From:The Idge of Reason Guiide to dealing/’debating’ with transactivists  defytheeconomy 3 weeks ago Narcissism is prevalent here. Same rules as always with narcissists. Do not get embroiled in discussion of their identity, their identity is not relevant to you and outside making clear you do not see yourself reflected in their identity it serves no ...

Dead Wild Roses: Your (RPOJ) WTF of the Day: Abortion Rights and Trans Rights are the Same Struggle

The piece is jam-packed with stupid, so we’ll just hit the highlights here and dissect the inanity RPOJ style.  🙂 “Let’s get the most obvious out of the way first: TERFs are about as feminist as Jim Davidson. They’re also very comfortable with forming political alliances with conservative men, and indeed prefer to date conservative ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Attempted Erasure of Females in the UK

This is what happens when we start denuding language of its meaning. Let’s not follow the UK example of merrily trying to erase women from the public sphere. https://criticalbrigitte.tumblr.com/post/171754921260/gender-critical-appspot-female-erasure-begins

Dead Wild Roses: Trans Ideology, Some Orwell at his Finest…

http://auntiewanda.tumblr.com/post/171759530161/warmheartwitch-oceanlesbian-besha-98-the Need a pithy pull quote? Try this: “overall trans activism seems tie into a massive program of social engineering for a post-truth male supremacist society in the face of increased female empowerment (real empowerment) and feminist consciousness. so erasing the public knowledge and acknowledgment of biological sex is a serious goal.” Oh the arguments ...

Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Afternoon Links

This and that for your Sunday reading. – Elizabeth Bruenig makes the case for the U.S. to make a much-needed turn toward democratic socialism: In fact, both Sullivan’s and Mounk’s complaints — that Americans appear to be isolated, viciously competitive, suspicious of one another and spiritually shallow; and that we are anxiously looking for some ...

Accidental Deliberations: Monday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material to start your week. – Barry Eidlin and Micah Uetricht offer a reminder that the role of unions goes beyond securing higher wages, to giving workers a voice in workplace governance. And Eric Blanc interviews Jay O’Neal about the sorely-needed sense of agency earned by West Virginia’s teachers in the course of their ...

Dead Wild Roses: Females Could You Please Just Get Out of Feminism?

   Wow.  You go to Banff for a choral workshop for one weekend and it seems like ‘all the news’ happens while you are away.  Meghan Murphy has been busy on the Feminist Current detailing the latest assault on Feminism led by – completely shocked here – Transactivists (read Male Rights Activists).    Munroe Bergdorf, ...

Accidental Deliberations: Wednesday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. – The Council of Canadians sets out the key numbers in the Libs’ all-talk, no-action federal budget, while David Macdonald highlights its ultimate lack of ambition even when there’s plenty of fiscal room to work with. David Reevely focuses on the grand total of zero dollars allocated to the ...

Dead Wild Roses: On Liberal Misogyny

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Dead Wild Roses: Examining the Contradictions in Trans Activist Ideology

    Ryan T. Anderson discussing what he sees as some of the contradictions in the methodology of Transactivists.  Read the full piece here.  (Note – Not particularly fond of the source – The Daily Signal (via the Heritage Foundation) in the US – but the arguments presented are worth examining.)   “On the one hand, ...

Dead Wild Roses: Why I’m Speaking Out – The Silent Majority of Women

“Why did I speak out? Why can I not stop speaking out? I cannot stay silent whilst Lesbians are being given the ultimatum of ‘sleep with someone who says they’re a woman even though they have a penis or be labelled Transphobic?’ (I will not apologise for saying this sounds like harassment at best and ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Feminist Quote/Rant of the Day – If Transwomen were actually Women…

I’m so very lucky to have such a sharp feminist commentariate here at DWR (thanks for leaving this comment, Meg).  Along with the informative nuanced discussion, gems like this crop up and are too good not be shared.  Can I get a ‘society doesn’t give two shits about your special gender feels’ for $200, Alex? ...

Dead Wild Roses: Women Chased Off Twitter for Speaking Their Minds – Vonny Leclerc

Yep.  Another casuality that can be directly attributed to transactivism (also Patriarchy 2.0).  This is what happens when women won’t go along with male delusion and commit the blasphemous crime of speaking in a particular way: with facts that are congruent with observable, material, reality.   I hope Vonny and Glosswitch return to twitter, we are ...

Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

This and that for your Thursday reading. – Michelle Chen takes note of the influx of young energy into the U.S.’ labour movement: (I)n contrast to the myth of millennials’ being economically and politically adrift, they’re stepping in readily to fill the union ranks that have hemorrhaged middle-aged workers over the years—2017 actually saw an ...

Dead Wild Roses: A Man on Transitioning – Excerpts from When the Shoe Doesn’t Fit

   Go read this post in full, very well worth your time. Some thoughts from a man who underwent transition to ‘become a woman’.   “Jesse, a man who once claimed to be a woman, would agree with this. Like Cari, he also found that transitioning did not meet expectations. Jesse concedes that “I’m never going ...

Accidental Deliberations: Tuesday Evening Links

This and that for your Tuesday reading. – Aditya Chakrabortty comments on the stunning turnaround experienced by the UK city of Preston after it started making a concerted effort to use public money to benefit citizens and local development. – Meanwhile, CNN Wires notes that in contrast, massize Amazon warehouses don’t do anything to add ...

Accidental Deliberations: Saturday Afternoon Links

Assorted content for your weekend reading. – Thomas Kochan takes a look at what workers would want done with the cost of corporate tax cuts if they weren’t being silenced by the U.S.’ corporatist political system. And Steven Greenhouse points out a new set of protests and strikes intended to make sure that advocates for ...

Dead Wild Roses: Truth is Not Hate – How Accusations of Transphobia Silence Female Voices

If there is anything that will enrage men more is women speaking out against their view of the world. The first class citizens get mighty mad when the second class start challenging their assertions and interpretations of the world. This post delves into the war of words that is currently raging between transactivists and radical ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Trans Madness in Canada and the Feminist Opposition – Meghan Murphy

Oh, just shaking my head at this one.  Watch the trans identified male dig a nice hole for himself as he debates with Meghan Murphy and other gender critical feminists. I have laws enshrined in society now that protects my male delusions of gender, fear me female!  Of course, cue the defence against the world ...

Dead Wild Roses: Pithy Quotes on Gender

The great part is that you (genderists) really can’t. It’s like well women are like this and this in society (insert toxic gender role here) and men are like this in society (insert toxic gender role)… You see, if your touchstones for your ‘gender identity’ are the fucking patriarchal approved norms of society then what ...

Accidental Deliberations: Saturday Morning Links

Assorted content for your weekend reading. – David McGrane writes about Jack Layton’s five great fights – and how they continue to provide an essential framework for social democrats. – Rupert Neate reports on London’s “ghost towers”, which include tens of thousands of high-end homes sitting empty in a city facing a severe housing crisis. ...