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R.C. Antifa: PDX Says NO to Misogynist Jordan Peterson!

We will not sit by and allow someone to advocate and inspire such acts of violence in our city! Come out and lend your voice and body to this action to stand in solidarity with/as women, trans people, and all gender minorities!
Jordan Petersen center, flanked by Proud Boys
Jordan Petersen center, flanked by Proud Boys
Monday June 25
7 P.M. to 10 P.M.
Keller Auditorium
222 SW Clay St. Portland, Oregon 97201

Jordan Peterson is a psychology professor who has gained a substantial following via his "self help" swindling, an amalgamation of conspiracy theory, entitled whining, and misogyny. MRA ideology has proven a powerful recruiting tool for the Alt Right and Peterson is a major figure in this cultural war. Peterson has amassed a fan base of angry white men by punching downward at vulnerable populations and now has even earned himself a place of honor among the most violent margins of the Men's Rights Activist movement, Incels [male Involuntary Celibates who feel women owe them sex.]

Peterson has voiced support for Alek Minassian, who was charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 16 counts of attempted murder in a terrorist action motivated by the profound misogyny of Incel ideology.

Dehumanizing rhetoric about trans people and women may not set off the same alarm bells as open white nationalism but in fact this hate-filled ideology has a real impact in the world and a cost in human lives. While extreme acts of patriarchal violence like Minassian's are motivation enough for people to take this issue seriously, daily violence against women and people on the trans spectrum is an ongoing, pervasive plague in our society which creates a less visible though far larger body count.

We will not sit by and allow someone to advocate and inspire such acts of violence in our city! Come out and lend your voice and body to this action to stand in solidarity with/as women, trans people, and all gender minorities!

More info on Peterson:

 http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/03/19/jordan-peterson-and-fascist-mysticism/

 https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/feb/07/how-dangerous-is-jordan-b-peterson-the-rightwing-professor-who-hit-a-hornets-nest

 https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/02/jordan-peterson-enlightenment-nietzsche-alt-right

 https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/davide-mastracci/jordan-peterson-incel-nice-guys-enforced-monogamy_a_23447825/?guccounter=1

 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2018/06/04/jordan-peterson-needs-to-reconsider-the-lobster/?utm_term=.cf3b1f3d01cf

More info on Incels & MRA movement:

 link to www.wehuntedthemammoth.com

 https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/apr/25/what-is-incel-movement-toronto-van-attack-suspect

More info on violence against women and trans people:

 https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jan/22/epidemic-violence-transgender-people-experienced-stonewall

 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/09/us/transgender-women-killed.html

 https://vawnet.org/sc/serving-trans-and-non-binary-survivors-domestic-and-sexual-violence/violence-against-trans-and

 https://now.org/resource/violence-against-women-in-the-united-states-statistic/

(actual) Information about Jordan Peterson. 11.Jun.2018 16:31

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Jordan Peterson And The Threat Of Working-Class Intellectual And Attitudinal Liberation
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2018/06/436061.shtml

Tackling The Dogma Of Political Correctness Jordan Peterson's 12 Rules For Life
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2018/05/435732.shtml

Dr. Jordan Peterson - The Language of Power vs Freedom of Speech
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2018/03/435604.shtml

Postmodernism and Cultural Marxism | Jordan B Peterson
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2018/03/435639.shtml

RE: Author of UK Guardian's "How dangerous is Jordan B Peterson" 11.Jun.2018 16:36

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Dorian Lynskey is a music writer for the Guardian and Observer as well as magazines including Q, GQ and Mojo. He is the author of 33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs (Faber).
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" music writer " ...


sounds pretty qualified to be writing/pontificating about a tenured professor of psychology.

RE: Pankaj Mishra's "Jordan Peterson & Fascist Mysticism" 11.Jun.2018 16:46

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"An earlier version of this essay misidentified Solzhenitsyn's The Gulag Archipelago as a novel; it is nonfiction."
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Lol.

Pankaj Mishra is a _novelist_ ,

and didn't comprehend that 'The Gulag Archipelago' was _not_ a novel?

RE: Harrison Fluss, "Jordan Peterson's Bullshit" and ideological certainty 11.Jun.2018 16:57

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"Peterson's refusal to respect people who use different pronouns to express their identity is no small issue, but a central one... "
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Peterson being embroiled in battle with Canadian academia establishment, began with _their_ insistence on usage of 'pronouns' i.e. a battle over language and linguistic deployment.

"refusal to respect"
It was _their_ refusal to respect Freedom Of Speech that *brought all of this on* to begin with.


Indeed, a "central" issue.


The Queen's University Talk: The Rising Tide of Compelled Speech
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwdYpMS8s28

" ... A [relative] minority of the radical left, in particular, and those are people who are Marxist/neo-Marxist in their fundamental ideological orientation and have joined that in an 'unholy union' with the worst of French postmodernism. And they push forward ideological certainty."

Jordan Peterson - The Language of Power vs Freedom of Speech
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SgwC0wv0I0

"There's no evidence that the people who are conducting these protests, know what it is that they are protesting against."


And, apparently you missed this 11.Jun.2018 17:19

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Critique of Peterson (from Dissident Voice, an _actual_ left-anarchist source) :

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 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2018/06/436061.shtml#452652

Jordan Peterson and Social-Darwinism

by Michel Luc Bellemare / June 4th, 2018