Canceling Comedians While the World Burns

Canceling Comedians While the World Burns


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Between the decline of the labor movement, the aftershocks of the falls of so-called "actually existing socialism," and the long exile of even social democrats from the levers of real power, we have gotten far too used to thinking of leftism as a performative exercise in expressing our political commitments rather than a serious effort to achieve left-wing goals in the real world. Cancelling Comedians While the World Burns calls for a smarter, funnier, more strategic left.

Title:Canceling Comedians While the World Burns
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  • Christopher

    Burgis makes strong arguments for things that should be common sense but are apparently unfathomable to liberals and some leftists. I have some issues with the book, the first being that it is too dam...

  • Jon-Erik

    Another candidate for “book we need” that falls flat. The last one I tried was Tankie garbage… and this one is really just about Bernie. As much as I dislike cancel culture on the right and left...

  • David Miley

    Burgis defines and takes down the worst impulses of the modern online Left. It is wry, amusing, dead on accurate and sure to offend someone unless they don't recognize themselves. The basic premise is...

  • Chris Oleson

    I'm a big admirer of Burgis's work and ideas. I enjoy his own podcast as well as his frequent past appearances on the TMBS, David Feldman, etc. The book doesn't disappoint. It's an entertaining, thoug...