PTBO and the Sociology of Snowflake Liberalism

K R Bolton A recent empirical analysis, the first of its type, examines what the study’s author, Professor Jeremy Bernerth, Department of Management, San Diego State University, has termed the Proclivity To Be Offended (PTBO). Bernerth examines the consequences of this syndrome from the perspective of how it impacts on business efficiency and personnel relations. … Continue reading PTBO and the Sociology of Snowflake Liberalism

‘Anti-Racism’ Campaign Shows Bigoted Intent of ‘Hate Speech’ Law

K R Bolton Despite their intentions the Human Rights Commission campaign ‘Give Nothing to Racism’ shows that justice minister Andrew Little’s professed purposes for enacting a ‘hate speech’ law is not really intended to curb violence and abuse. The aim is to extinguish dissent. The HR Commission campaign features media advertisements touting the commission’s ‘Voice … Continue reading ‘Anti-Racism’ Campaign Shows Bigoted Intent of ‘Hate Speech’ Law

Post-Election Right

K R Bolton Presently there are Rightists working with relatively ‘mainstream’, albeit still somewhat ‘fringe’ parties, such as the NZ Public Party, Direct Democracy, NZ First, New Conservatives, and Social Credit. Others more specifically regarded as ‘Right’, such as the One NZ Party (in at least its third incarnation) and the South Island Independence Movement, … Continue reading Post-Election Right

Racists in the Labour Closet

K R Bolton The current Black Lives Matter frenzy over the Western world shows a seething hatred of Western Civilisation and the European that exists permanently beneath the veneer of civil society. The BLM phenomenon has elements of the frenzied fanaticism of the youthful Red Guards unleashed by Mao Zedong during the 1960s Cultural Revolution, … Continue reading Racists in the Labour Closet