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4/3/17: JAPCAT Roundup

The quantity of JAPCAT articles (Jewish Awareness of Politically Correct Absurdities Transpiring) is rising, rising, rising! Finding JAPCAT articles used to be a novelty. Now, they are getting pumped out daily. My, what a mess the old left has found … Continue reading

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3/6/17: JAPCAT

We have two JAPCAT entries today. In The American Scholar, William Deresiewicz aims at political correctness on university campuses (“On Political Correctness”): Let us eschew the familiar examples: the disinvited speakers, the Title IX tribunals, the safe zones stocked with … Continue reading

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Jacobs: JAPCAT

In National Affairs, the latest JAPCAT entry is ‘Renewing the University’ by Alan Jacobs, professor of the humanities at Baylor University: For the past several years, American universities have been buzzing with protests and counter-protests, charges and counter-charges. These have … Continue reading

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Boyers Joins the JAPCAT Team

On the rapidly accumulating pile of writing that consists of Jewish leftists now fretting about the overreaches of campus Political Correctness (aka “JAPCAT“), we can add Robert Boyers’ “How ‘Safe Spaces’ Stifle Ideas“. Boyers is himself a Leftie who has … Continue reading

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Dershowitz: the Ultimate JAPCAT

JAPCATs don’t get any bigger than Alan Dershowitz. He’s not liking the bed he’s helped make, now that it means he and his ilk also get tarred as ‘racist’ and all the rest. Regarding the blooming BLM movement: [W]hile many … Continue reading

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Feminist JAPCATs

Materializations of the JAPCAT phenomenon (i.e., the niche journalistic phenomenon wherein progressive Jewish liberals, when they find themselves on the receiving end of totalitarian Politically Correctness, begin to question such Political Correctness) are appearing almost daily now. In The Nation, … Continue reading

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Slate JAPCAT

We can check off another entry in the JAPCAT phenom (i.e., the niche journalistic phenomenon of the past year wherein progressive Jewish liberals, when they themselves find themselves on the receiving end of Politically Correct antics, begin to question such … Continue reading

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Sailer: Latest in JAPCAT

Steve Sailer, with the latest in JAPCAT.

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As has been noted here previously, there is a genuine niche journalistic phenomenon of the past year, wherein progressive Jewish liberals, when they themselves find themselves on the receiving end of Politically Correct fiats, begin to question such Political Correctness. … Continue reading

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‘Call-Out Culture’ on Campus

JAPCAT installments are now too plentiful to adequately document. In The Atlantic, Conor Friedersdorf  writes of “The Destructiveness of Call-Out Culture on Campus”, with ‘call-out culture’ being something of a variation on what the Alt-Right experiences as ‘doxxing’. Friedersdorf elicited … Continue reading

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