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At the International Conference on Men’s Issues – London 2018

At the International Conference on Men’s Issues – London 2018

Elena Rider July 28, 2018 1

This was my second time attending the ICMI, and my second piece on the topic for The Backbencher. As I do not wish to repeat myself too much I would advise anyone coming to

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Jordan Peterson handles yet more vacuous UK interviewers

Jordan Peterson handles yet more vacuous UK interviewers

Elena Rider May 17, 2018 0

Many things happen when Jordan Peterson comes to the UK. His last visit’s gift to humanity was his half-hour interview with Cathy Newman on Channel 4. It birthed a myriad ‘so what you’re saying

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Local Elections: #Unseat Fails in Barnet after Anti-Semitism Scandal

Local Elections: #Unseat Fails in Barnet after Anti-Semitism Scandal

Elena Rider May 4, 2018 0

While the UK’s Local Election results seem to be a mixed bag one thing is clear – the Labour Party’s anti-Semitism problem has undoubtedly cost them one of the top targets of their #Unseat

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Social Justice Activists call Churchill a Nazi

Social Justice Activists call Churchill a Nazi

Elena Rider January 30, 2018 0

Last Saturday social justice activists from SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) stormed a Winston Churchill themed café in Finsbury Park called Blighty UK Café. Their demands and grievances were standard; they wanted

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Collapse of UK Rape Trials: ‘Victim Centred’ Culture Does Not Serve Justice

Collapse of UK Rape Trials: ‘Victim Centred’ Culture Does Not Serve Justice

Elena Rider December 23, 2017 5

The collapse of three high profile rape cases under frightfully similar circumstances has led Scotland Yard to announce that it will be conducting a review into all current cases of rape and sexual abuse.

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The Lindsay Shepherd Recording: Orwellian, Hypocritical and Terrifying

The Lindsay Shepherd Recording: Orwellian, Hypocritical and Terrifying

Elena Rider November 26, 2017 2

When Lindsay Shepherd – a teaching assistant at Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada – played a video of Dr Jordan Peterson to her class she was hauled up before a committee to discuss her

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Opinion: With International Men’s Day Approaching We Must Not Shut Down Events Feminists Don’t Like

Opinion: With International Men’s Day Approaching We Must Not Shut Down Events Feminists Don’t Like

Elena Rider November 9, 2017 0

Disclosure: As I describe here, I am writing from the perspective of a person who has become familiar with the Men’s Rights community after several years as an outspoken critic of feminism. As I’ve

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The Google Memo: The Dangers of Speaking Out

The Google Memo: The Dangers of Speaking Out

Elena Rider August 8, 2017 0

When Google employee James Damore posted a memo on an internal messaging board discussing his reservations about Google’s diversity policy and culture it was published by Gizmodo with all citations and charts backing up

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Corbynmania at Glastonbury: Why Drugs are Bad

Corbynmania at Glastonbury: Why Drugs are Bad

Elena Rider June 24, 2017 0

Nobody can accuse Jeremy Corbyn of not knowing who his supporters are. After refusing to attend a National Armed Forces Day commemoration in Liverpool in favour of the Glastonbury Festival, he was apparently invited

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Inauguration Protests: The Hypocrisy of the Left Divides America

Inauguration Protests: The Hypocrisy of the Left Divides America

Elena Rider January 21, 2017 0

It could easily be a picture of two different countries: crowds of smiling, patriotic Trump supporters cheering as their new President announces an end to difficulties for the working class and vows to eradicate

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