Be careful who you are trying to cancel: the bet to boycott Goya Foods is counterproductive in every way. Industry outrage skyrocketed after Goya CEO Robert Unanue praised President Trump on July 9, demanding that socially conscious consumers find other sources of beans, rice, spices, etc. Blowback included the “buy-cott” …Read More »
Why do we keep talking about ‘Cancel culture’?
Cancel culture or consequences? Getty After a wonderful period of relative silence, the “cancel culture” speech has returned with a vengeance. The old debate was rekindled by a now infamous letter published by Harper’s Magazine, proposing that teachers, editors, writers, and others, are in danger of being silenced by … …Read More »
It’s not fair that Jenna Marbles has been “bullied” on YouTube
YouTube star PewDiePie has come to the defense of his colleague Jenna Marbles, who is famous on social media. Marbles, 33, announced Thursday that he was leaving the platform, where he has more than 20.2 million followers, after facing a backlash over past videos using blackface. However, the reaction was …Read More »