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CIS Australia: Lionel Shriver – Identity Politics, Political Correctness and #MeToo

25/07/2021

Many excellent points,

September 23, 2019

Award winning American author and opinion writer Lionel Shriver delivered this year’s JBL lecture.

She eviscerated the modern-day obsession with identity politics, political correctness and the hypersensitivities of the #MeToo movement that are threatening creativity.

The John Bonython Lecture is the annual Gala event for the Centre for Independent Studies. Designed to advance the principles of free choice, individual liberty, defend cultural freedom and the open exchange of ideas – this year’s lecture was no different.

Shriver’s breakout novel We Need to Talk About Kevin has sold over 1 million copies and was made into a feature film starring Tilda Swinton.

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