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Jordan Peterson’s Beyond Order makes woke staff cry

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Jordan Peterson has announced the release of his new book and staffers at Random House are unhappy, so unhappy in fact that they broke out in tears at a meeting with the book’s publisher.

Describing Peterson as “an icon of hate speech and transphobia”, the staffers demanded Beyond Order: 12 More Rules For Life be banned as they accused the best selling author of “radicalizing” and causing a “surge of alt-right groups, especially on university campuses.”

The conflict between staffers and the publisher strikes me as the civil war Bari Weiss famously spoke of in her damning resignation letter from the New York Times last year. There she spoke of a war “between the (mostly young) wokes and the (mostly 40 ) liberals, the same one raging inside other publications and companies across the country.”

These tearful Random House employees are the “mostly young woke” Weiss referred to when she spoke of graduates for whom the university campus has served as a radical-Left training ground – individuals who enter the workforce with a set agenda and a........

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