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Glavin: When Western 'wokeness' is expropriated by authoritarians

According to a recently published editorial, the thing about Western-world feminism that you probably don’t know is that it does not owe its origin to the 19th-century first-wave suffragists, abolitionists and socialists of song and story, but rather to men — specifically European imperialists and colonialists. From “time immemorial,” the invaders of Muslim lands have always put ideas about women’s equality to crude use in a “colonialist saviour complex” that has persisted in justifying imperial conquests around the world, most recently and notoriously in the case of Afghanistan. “It is typical colonialist nonsense,” the editorial says. Read More
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