Why I left the left


The left is no longer a movement for justice and freedom from oppression; it is a movement for bullying and totalitarian control. Yet many feminists are still clinging to its coattails, wishful for what once was.

An ideology that says individual responsibility, accountability for one's own life and a desire for self-improvement are bad things is not an empowering ideology, or one that will lead to a better society. A political movement that says the world around you is responsible for all that ails you, and that society must accommodate bad behaviour from any individual claiming a marginalised identity, is destined for failure.

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