Sunday, December 5, 2021

The Politicization of the Montreal Massacre, Janice Fiamengo

How Societies Encourage Young Men 
to Hate Themselves and Others

On December 6, 1989, Marc Lepine shot to death 14 women at the Engineering School of the University of Montreal in Canada; it was the worst single-day massacre in Canadian history.

More than three decades later, the anniversary of the shooting remains the occasion for alarmist claims about violence against women and the ritual shaming of every man.