Jocelynn Cordes
Jocelynn Cordes
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Jocelynn Cordes is an author, essayist, and literary critic whose essays and op-eds have appeared in The Federalist, American Thinker, Jihad Watch, and several local newspapers. Under the pen name Plum McCauley, she has published two award-winning novels, “It All Started with a Bicycle” and “Worthy of Prometheus.” Jocelynn has also published literary criticism and book reviews in scholarly journals as well as short fiction in anthologies. She has a B.A. and M.A. in English and is currently at work on her third novel.

Oxford University’s Explanation For ‘De-Colonizing’ Its Music Department Is Ridiculous

That it appears few of Oxford’s music staff were willing to defend the attack on their curriculum is the sound of the Goths hammering on the door.

How Denying Reality Enables Epic Injustices

Some people refuse to acknowledge unpleasantness, but that is a grave error. Too often, behind the pleasant scenery of an ideological filter is a wretched reality of often horrifying proportions.

This Classic African Novel Evenly Explores The Barbarism And Culture Of Colonial Nigeria

‘Things Fall Apart’ by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe is an exceedingly even-handed account of the cultural clash between the Africans in Nigeria and the English who descended on them in the late 19th century.

Why You Can’t Have Cultural Diversity Without Cultural Distinctions

The achievement of diversity involves a paradox that no one in the multiculturalism crowd appears to have considered.

Why It’s Entirely Relevant To Ask Whether Elected Representatives Believe In Sharia

Our laws reflect who we want to be as a society, and they derive from values we hold in common. If our values as a nation change, our law will change also.

How Refusing To Judge Any Culture Completely Undermines Human Rights

When one fully embraces cultural relativism, human rights violations––like funeral pyres and child sex abuse––become very difficult to identify.