Tag: Misogyny

Yasmine Mohammed, author of Unveiled: How Western Liberals Empower Radical Islam, shares her story of growing up in a fundamentalist Islamic home in Canada. At 13, when she tried to report the abuse she suffered at the hands of her step-father, she was told by a judge “you come from a different culture, and that’s how your family chooses to discipline you, so we just have to accept that.” And here lies the inherent contradiction in the way in which the West views fundamentalist Islam versus other fundamentalist religions, and turns a blind eye to the abuse and suffering of millions of girls and women. She and Bridget discuss how alienating that is, the message those girls receive is “we don’t care about you, you are ‘other.'” They cover the escalation of rape culture, sexual harassment, the problems with celebrating the hijab, the indoctrination of attitudes towards girls and women in Muslim culture, and being called Islamophobic for criticizing a tool and system of oppression. They bond over shared traumatic experiences and discuss their belief that if you can use your own trauma to help others, it has not happened in vain. If you only ever listen to one episode of Walk-Ins Welcome, this is the episode.

Full transcript available here: WiW53-YasmineMohammed-Transcript

For Whom Would You Wear a Star?

 

Having read this disturbing Gatestone Institute article about the increasingly dangerous situation for Jews in France, I would suggest that there is an opportunity here for European gentiles to put their money where their multicultural mouths are.

There is a story from the Second World War in which the German occupiers’ ordered Jews in Denmark to wear a yellow star. This was immediately followed by a royal order from King Christian that all Danish citizens should wear yellow stars. The story is apocryphal, but the solidarity and courage of the Danish gentiles with their Jewish countrymen were real and should be seen as exemplary.

It turns out that today, in France at least, the wearing of a kippah (also known as a yarmulke) is strongly correlated with the risk of violent attack by Muslim anti-Semites. So why doesn’t every European citizen who does not count himself antisemitic immediately begin wearing a kippah? (They can be ordered, in bulk even, from Amazon.) For that matter, American visitors to Europe should wear kippahs too. This will make it more difficult to deliberately target Jews and will demonstrate the commitment of European gentiles to money-where-your-mouth-is inclusivity, tolerance, and protection for minorities.

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BBC World Service listeners got punked by Godfrey Elfwick, a student from Sheffield, whose Twitter account regularly parodies SJWs. Elfwick was invited to participate in a segment on the new Star Wars movie, where his analysis of the Star Wars franchise included these gems. Preview Open

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Tucker Carlson was on the Fox show, “Outnumbered” a couple of months ago and he made a statement that is probably offensive, or at least curious, to many people, but it was true. He said, “If women knew what men were really thinking they would never talk to us again“. For those of you not […]

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