Entries by Andrew Joyce, Ph.D.

Studying the Gentile: Fanciful Pseudoscience in the Service of Pathologizing the Covington Boys

“One person questioning the truth of the Holocaust is one too many.”      Karen Pollock, Holocaust Educational Trust, January 2019 In Studying the Jew (2006), Alan Steinweis’s slim, Harvard-published text on the scholarly study of Jews under the Third Reich, the author laments “the perversion of scholarship by politics and ideology” and its service […]

On Yellow Vests and Monsters

    “Any appeal to the white working class, as in today’s alt-right populism, betrays class struggle.” Slavoj Žižek, The Philosophical Salon, 2019. Commenting on the political aspects of Shelley’s life and poetry, Virginia Woolf asserted in 1927 that the poet’s England “has already receded, and his fight, valiant though it is, seems to be […]

Andrew Joyce Reviews Richard Houck’s Liberalism Unmasked

Liberalism Unmasked Richard Houck Arktos, 2018 Available at Arktos and Amazon (all 5-star reviews) One of my favorite old Irish ballads is ‘The Wind That Shakes the Barley,” written by the nineteenth-century poet Robert Dwyer Joyce. The song (sung magnificently here by Dolores Keane) revolves around a young Wexford rebel who sacrifices his relationship with his beloved, and then […]