Saving Culture (from itself)

Jenny E Holland
Personal politics for the politically homeless. Writing on life, love and the toxic culture that's driving us all mad.
Created 28 Nov 2020
  • The top 3 things feminism gets wrong
    29 Apr 2022 9 5
    According to the conventional wisdom of our times, I should be an ardent feminist. To say I was raised in a pro-woman home would be an understatement. When I was a child, my father worked from home an...
  • Reasons to be cheerful
    15 Apr 2022 9 3
    Happy Friday! 🥳 It’s the school holidays this week, and I’ve been out of my usual, solitary routine. Instead, I’ve been doing fun stuff with my kid, like driving down to Dublin for a day of window sh...
  • It's the end of the American Empire as we know it
    08 Apr 2022 17 5
    Read Saving Culture (from itself) in the new Substack app Now available for iOSGet the app Prologue: As I was composing this essay, which I did in fits and starts over the last two months, some import...
  • Friday Digest: From the Archives
    01 Apr 2022 3 4
    Happy Friday! 🥳 This week I’m doing something a little bit different, and that is share some of the essays out of my Substack archive as well as links to the articles I have published recently in oth...
  • Oh Look! It’s more evidence that the liberal left thinks child abuse is no big deal
    25 Mar 2022 9 4
    Hello to all my new subscribers. Thanks to all of you for being here! I got a raft of new sign-ups over the last few weeks, and I’ve been incredibly moved by the comments you have made on my posts. At...
  • Ireland, 2.0
    17 Mar 2022 4 5
    Happy St. Patrick’s Day! 🥳☘️ In February I went down to Cork for a few days, as my husband had work down there. In the many years I have lived on the island of Ireland, north and south, I have been t...
  • Digest: this week in dystopian propaganda
    12 Mar 2022 7 4
    Happy Saturday! 🥳 Wow. What a week it’s been. I feel like my brain has been well and truly scrambled, and I didn’t even spend that much time on Twitter. Is anybody else seeing a remarkable uptick in ...
  • US media tries to pretend this Biden performance was normal. It was not.
    04 Mar 2022 11 7
    I have been around for enough US presidential administrations to know this: if there is one thing that American political theatre really excels at, it is finding ever-lower lows to sink to. When Georg...
  • I feel like I just witnessed the end of Western civilisation
    25 Feb 2022 26 20
    On Thursday night, I witnessed what felt like the fall of the West. Right before bed, I absentmindedly checked Twitter, and there it was: a blonde actress I had never seen before announcing to the wor...
  • Hurl true words and displays of grace
    18 Feb 2022 6 7
    Happy Friday! 🥳 One of the very many demoralising, frustrating and confusing things about our present age is that evidence, facts, science, knowledge have all been taken away from us, from humanity, ...
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