Political ethics Feed

The Time is Right to Rethink the Value of the Cancel Culture

The Cancel Culture: Did Obama Get It Right? Several weeks ago, former President Barack Obama was interviewed about youth activism at the Obama Foundation summit. He took on the woke culture that is spreading among the younger generations by saying: “This idea of purity and you’re never compromised and your... Read more →


Cancel Culture at Work in Randolph, N.J. School Board Decision to Delete Holidays from the Calendar

Being “Woke” is Used as an Excuse to Stifle the Free Speech of Others The Randolph, New Jersey Board of Education vote to remove the names of all holidays from the school calendar and replace them with “Day Off” illustrates how far down the black hole the cancel culture has... Read more →


Views of Americans About the “Cancel Culture”

PARTICIPATE IN CANCEL CULTURE SURVEY Please note that I am conducting a survey on the cancel culture and request you participate by opening this URL. Your responses are anonymous and will enable us to better understand the meaning of the cancel culture, forms of cancelling, and what can be done... Read more →


Cancel Culture: An Ethical Analysis

Evaluating the Rightness and Wrongness of the Cancel Culture I recently blogged about the various ways of examining the cancel culture and its effects on society from calling someone out for their words and actions, to boycotting them and shunning them from society and everything in between. In today’s blog... Read more →


Cancel Culture: A Variety of Perspectives

Cancel Culture: What it is Intolerance in society is being fueled by the cancel culture. The cancel culture is mainly an internet phenomenon where those offended by the comments of another party become denounced online by those who object to the behavior. It is one form of a cultural boycott... Read more →


What is Virtue Signaling and Why Should You Care About It?

Understanding Political Correctness, Group Think, and the Cancel Culture Few terms have been more confusing to me than “virtue signaling.” First, is it spelled with two “ls” or one? It seems the Brits use two l’s and the U.S. one. Nevertheless, the meaning of the word is what is most... Read more →


Famous People Victims of the Cancel Culture

Summing Up the Cancel Culture and Political Correctness When we think of the cancel culture what comes to mind right away is how social media is used to call someone out for their words or actions as offensive to a group. Those offended go on social media and start a... Read more →


Are you ‘WOKE?’

Cultural Shift in America Are you woke? No, I do not mean just awaken from a deep sleep. In today’s parlance I mean awoken to sensitive social issues, such as racism. The term ‘woke’ is at the center of many of the contentious political, social, and cultural debates right now.... Read more →


The Cancel Culture: Learning from History

Should Schools Change the Names of Their Buildings to Placate the Cancel Culture My blog last Monday addressed the benefits and harms of the cancel culture that seeks to embarrass a person or group for their offensive comments or actions. Today, I look out when it is (or should be)... Read more →


Is Lobbying Against Voter ID laws an Example of CSR?

Should Corporations Spend Their Money in This Way? Is this the way shareholders want their corporations to spend their invested dollars? Is it a socially responsible act to lobby against states, like Georgia, that pass so-called “restrictive” voter laws? Or is it a socially irresponsible act taken by CEOs who... Read more →