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Michael Rectenwald

Michael Rectenwald is the author of eleven books, including Thought Criminal (2020), Beyond Woke (2020), Google Archipelago (2019), Springtime for Snowflakes (2018), Nineteenth-Century British Secularism (2016), and others. He was a professor at NYU from 2008 to 2019. He is a pundit and champion of free speech against all forms of authoritarianism and totalitarianism, including socialism-communism, “social justice,” fascism, and political correctness.

The notorious @TheAntiPCProf on Twitter, Professor Rectenwald has appeared on numerous major network political and other talk shows (Tucker Carlson TonightFox & FriendsFox & Friends FirstVarney & CompanyThe Glenn Beck Show), on syndicated radio shows (Glenn Beck and many others), and YouTube shows and podcasts (see Media).

His academic and scholarly essays have appeared in the Quarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsAcademic QuestionsEndeavour, the British Journal for the History of ScienceCollege Composition and CommunicationInternational Philosophical Quarterly, the De Gruyter anthologies (Organized Secularism in the United States), and others.

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Is Google’s LaMDA Woke? Its Software Engineers Sure Are

Anti-PoliticsMedia and Culture

Blog06/22/2022

One of Google's latest projects has been the development of LaMDA (Language Model for Dialogue Applications), an artificially intelligent chatbot generator. Alas, Google has created another "woke" monster.

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Davos Man Is at It Again: The 2022 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum

Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomGlobal EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

06/07/2022Mises Media
Once upon a time, the progressive hero was "socialist man." Today, we have "Davos man," who is ready to plan your life for you—your wishes notwithstanding.
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The Backstory of the Great Reset, or How to Destroy Classical Liberalism

DemocracyLegal SystemLiberalismSocialism

06/06/2022Mises Media
The Great Reset usually is framed as the reestablishment of democratic social principles. In reality, it's an attempt to do away with the last vestiges of classical liberalism.
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Elon Musk versus the Woke Cartel

Economic FreedomFree MarketsU.S. Economy

06/06/2022Mises Media
Because of Elon Musk's attempt to take over Twitter, Tesla has been removed from the S&P's ESG Index, an action that exposes ESG for what it really is: a woke cartel.
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Davos Man Is at It Again: The 2022 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismProgressivism

Blog05/31/2022

Once upon a time, the progressive hero was "socialist man." Today, we have "Davos man," who is ready to plan your life for you—your wishes notwithstanding.

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