BPC Bulletin: Publisher's Staff Protest Forthcoming Jordan Peterson Book (2)

News Reports and Commentary Selected by Franklin Carter of the Book and Periodical Council’s Freedom of Expression Committee.

December 2, 2020 - Last week, employees at Penguin Random House Canada protested the company’s decision to publish Jordan Peterson’s next book, Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life. But PRHC’s executives still plan to publish the book in early March.

A few more writers have expressed their opinions about the controversy.


In The Guardian, Nathan Robinson comments:


At EverythingZoomer.com, Ken Whyte comments:


In an interview on Freedom Pact, Michael Shermer comments:


In The Sydney Morning Herald, Julie Szego comments:


On the DarkHorse Podcast, Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying comment:


In The Sydney Morning Herald, Jason Steger comments:



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