Political correctness is contentious – it was meant to be that way. It was a lousy right-wing media stitch-up to disparage the left and mask political encroachment upon our liberties. It’s been going on for decades. The idea that the right are the new advocates of freedom of speech is plain farcical.
The future looks grim. Social media is becoming PC only. Self-censorship sucks nearly as much as moderator’s censorship. Only Tommy Robinson’s Twitter account gave us the chance to directly address the pathetic, dribbling excuse of a man himself… in anyway we wanted. Only Twitter gave us the freedom to have a battle of wits, with the heavy guns and the unarmed alike.
While we bicker about the blue and red of our cola packaging, politian's purple ties or how much the reds are paying Facebook to help swing U.S. elections, we are distracted from far shadier behind-the-scenes dealings.
Cut the hypocritical bull. All wealthy nations got rich with tariffs. In the U.S. expansion period, Washington, Jefferson, Hamilton, Lincoln, Jackson and Franklin were some of the most protectionist policy makers in history.
Sweden and Switzerland bear many uncanny similarities: populations virtually identical GDPs and, logically analogous GDP per capita); Switzerland has a free-floating Franc, while Sweden’s currency is technically a managed float. Likewise, the two share diversified economies with similar principal industries and exports. So what's the big difference?