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Is Jordan Peterson another Milo Yiannopoulos?

Predictably, a social media furore has broken out over Channel 4 News presenter Cathy Newman’s interview with Canadian clinical psychologist Professor Jordan Peterson.

Peterson’s denial that he is another Milo Yiannopoulos isn’t convincing, not least because some of his fans are responding to his critics by assailing them on social media. Indeed, the presenter herself has been a victim of this, forcing Channel 4 to intervene. We’ve been here before...

Let’s begin with the interview, broadcast on 19th January by the UK Channel 4 news programme. It’s too long to repeat in full, so an assessment of the main points will have to do. It opens with Newman asking why Peterson has said that “men need to grow the hell up”, to which Peterson responds that “ther...

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