What is the controversy about cancel culture all about?
Cancel culture has become a deeply contested political hot potato in the nation’s political discourse. Is it about accountability or a tactic to punish others unjustly, or a mix of both. And some argue that cancel culture doesn’t even exist.
Some 49% of those familiar with the term said it describes actions people take to hold others accountable for egregious statements, slurs, and attacks on others’ character, ethnicity, etc.
Is it helping our society evolve, or is it polarizing us?
Or is there some common ground we can learn from?
Joining Host Vince Poscente to answer these questions, are
Ernest Owens, an award-winning journalist and recent recipient of The Change Makers Award. He is also the author of an upcoming book, “The Case for Cancel Culture,” and
Jonathan Rauch, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, an award-winning journalist, and a proponent of free speech. He’s the author of “The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of Truth.”
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