Matthew Johnson


PC Culture’s Class Blindspot

“In a lecture at the Heartland Festival last year, the Slovenian social philosopher Slavoj Zizek pointed out that proponents of political correctness (PC) often do not bring poor and working-class white people under their mantle of protection…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, The Good Men Project, Gilmer Free Press, The Johnstown Breeze
Date: January 4,5,13,19,2019
831 Words

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Why feminism should not be about fixing men

“It’s a dating adage that you can’t fix a man. I’m not so sure why this is never applied to larger social concerns. The simple truth is men do not want to be fixed. Enlightened? Possibly…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Sierra County Prospect, The Sunburg News, Niagara Gazette, LA Progressive, Hutchinson Leader, West Side Gazette, Bainbridge Island Review, The Times and Democrat, The Journal Tribune, Gilmer Free Press
Date: December 21,23,26,27,2018 January 1,2019
511 Words

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No Country for White Men? Why the Left Should Appeal to the White Male Identity

“Liberals and progressives, with the notable exception of Bernie Sanders, too often fail to appeal directly to white men in the United States. I am not suggesting that they fail to appeal to individual white men or that white men are not interested in their platform…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Superior Telegram, Sentinel News, Bainbridge Island Review, The Red & Black, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, The Sunburg News, South Coast Today, West Side Gazette, Lassen County Times, The Good Men Project, The Times and Democrat
Date: November 30, December 1,4,7,8,9,10,17,2018
550 Words

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The Red-Blue divide: Why beating ‘em is better than joining ‘em

“Unless I am in a particularly peaceful mood, I tend to scoff at the idea of building bridges between Democrats and Republicans in the United States…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: The Progress Index, Jackson Newspapers, Mineral Daily News-Tribune, Times Union, Sentinel News, The Sunburg News, The Valley Chronicle, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, Napa Valley Register
Date: November 19,21,22,25,December 2,2018
483 Words

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Hillary Clinton’s Defeat Became a Pink Wave

“This year Cambridge Scholar Publishers issued a book edited by Barry University professor Laura Finley and me, Trumpism: The Politics of Gender in a Post-Propitious America…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Sentinel News, The Times and Democrat, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, West Side Gazette, The Good Men Project, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: November 14,16,20,21,28,2018
490 Words

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