Articles by Brent McCamon
May 25, 2018
Watching the antics of a recent anti-Capitalist demonstration outside the Supreme Court of Canada, Cardus senior researcher Brent McCamon was struck by how familiar the communist-inspired slogans were to a great deal of what now passes for liberal democratic belief.
The list of issues covers a wide range, including, the debate regarding Bill C-16 and the potential of state-mandated speech (especially observing the impact of this on university campuses), and the Law Society of Ontario’s recent dictate that all lawyers in the province must “create and abide by an individual Statement of Principles that acknowledges your obligation to promote equality, diversity and inclusion generally, and in your behaviour towards colleagues, employees, clients and the public The hollowness of these aspirations to mandated equality, diversity, and inclusion is giving rise to a new social conversation about political correctness, what we mean by equality, the nature of the human person and dignity, personal responsibility, and the importance of affirming truth within society
March 28, 2017
Brent McCamon recounts a visit to the National Gallery and reflects on how one evening visit to the art gallery became an opportunity to consider free speech and "the Peterson Phenomenon."
Interestingly enough, members of the U of T Administration (lovingly referred to by devotees of intersectionality as “The System”), including the Chair of the Department of Psychology, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science, and the Vice-Provost of Faculty and Academic Life sent Peterson two le...