Political correctness and its discontents


On Thursday, December 6 with Brendan O’Neill, one of Britain’s quirkiest, wittiest and liveliest commentators, in conversation with CIS’s Jeremy Sammut.

The PC brigade continues to entrench itself in the western body politic. Waging war on the past is all the rage. Along with its various campus manifestations such as “safe spaces,” political correctness has become a kind of pathology that damages the capacity to argue and reason. How should we challenge PC?

Brendan O’Neill is the editor of Spiked Online and a former CIS scholar in residence. He is author of A Duty to Offend: Selected Essays by Brendan O’Neill.