Jonathan Kay, Quillette Magazine

Jonathan Kay

Quillette Magazine

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Past articles by Jonathan:

The Line Between Anti-Racism and Racism Keeps Getting Fainter

How an antisemitic bigot named Laith Marouf built a lucrative career as a Canadian government-funded ‘anti-racist’ → Read More

Jonathan Kay: Truck convoy is a stunt in a country in which populism is still taboo

The protest speaks volumes about the state of right-wing politics in Canada, and puts those jockeying for the Conservative party leadership in a bind → Read More

Canada’s truck convoy is just a stunt in a country where populism is still taboo

The protests represent a fringe viewpoint north of the border. → Read More

Jonathan Kay: To Ottawa progressives, the trucker convoy is a military invasion they are bravely resisting

The newsmaker moments we’ve seen so far have mostly consisted of scattered protesters acting like thoughtless rubes → Read More

How woke can you go? In 2021, the answer was 'very', apparently

A look at the most hilariously woke Canadian social-justice meltdowns of the past year → Read More

Jonathan Kay: After this grubby campaign, who in their right mind would want to run for office?

Getting elected to public office has always been a difficult and demeaning project. But now, many of the rewards have disappeared → Read More

Jonathan Kay: Anti-vaxxer conspiracy theories aren’t just killing people. They’re tearing society apart

It’s ironic that the same miracle drugs that could allow us to defeat a plague have become the seed pathogen for a conspiracist outbreak → Read More

Jonathan Kay: Why the Canadian left believes kooky theories about coded messages to Nazis

Most conspiracy theories follow a simple plotline: There’s a group of extremely evil people — Jews, Muslims, globalists, foreigners, take your pick —… → Read More

Jonathan Kay: Can Facebook's election fact checkers measure up to Twitter's crowdsourced hive mind?

Those who debunked Chrystia Freeland's manipulated video aren't professional fact checkers → Read More

Jonathan Kay: The performative snobbery of social justice invades the supermarket

Progressive ideological manias were once confined to a handful of privileged professional silos. Now, mass retail corporations are signing on, too → Read More

Jonathan Kay: How the left's obsession with American-style culture wars corroded Canadian identity

Canada Day now is being transformed into a morbid ceremony of grim repentance → Read More

Jonathan Kay: The cancelation of Michelle Latimer has become (another) disgrace to the CBC

It’s worth asking how they are explain going after a woman with Indigenous ancestry who trusted in her family’s own orally conveyed stories and collective… → Read More

Jonathan Kay: Oh look: Now the ravines are racist, too

I’ve been all over Toronto's ravine system over the past year, and despite what the Globe & Mail says, it's one big happy ethno-rama → Read More

The U.S. vaccine rollout is prompting an unusual emotion for us Canadians: envy

The U.S. pandemic response fed our superiority complex — until now. → Read More

Jonathan Kay: How a single anonymous Twitter account caused an ‘Indigenized’ Canadian university to unravel

According to the academics, the very future of the country’s political system might be at stake. All of this was precipitated by tweets that had amassed a… → Read More

Jonathan Kay: A white mob comes after an Arab-Canadian professor — in the name of anti-racism

One 50-year-old white woman tweeted, 'How is (it) that I understand systemic racism and she doesn’t?' → Read More

Jonathan Kay: Imported U.S. culture war about as Canadian as the Dallas Cowboys

One of the benefits of bilingualism is that Québécois culture supplies a needed reality check on American-inspired manias → Read More

Jonathan Kay: It's a pandemic Porsche, not a midlife crisis

I don’t even consider myself a Porsche 'owner' in any true moral sense. What I’ve done is invest. I’m an investor in the German auto market → Read More

Jonathan Kay: It takes a true artist to find new ways to shock the conscience. Kent Monkman has done that

Scathing remarks from Indigenous critics show how a fixation on ‘community’ can be just one more burden on non-white artists and writers → Read More

Dave Rubin interview: His new book, censorship on the left and what he sees happening in Canada

National Post columnist Jonathan Kay interviews American author Dave Rubin about his new book, censorship on the left and why Canadians are listening to what he has to say → Read More