“We’ve always agreed as a society that children, in particular, need special protection. And I see people pushing against that line. … People are saying that 11-year-olds, 10-year-olds, and 8-year-olds can make extremely serious and life-altering, permanent decisions about themselves.”
I sit down with Zuby, a rapper, author, fitness coach, and political commentator, to discuss our current political moment—from transgender athletes in women’s sports to drag queen story hour controversies to COVID disinformation to the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
“We talk too much now in the West about rights, not enough about responsibility… ‘I have a right to do this, I have a right to do that. This is my right. Me, me, me, me, me.’ It’s really narcissistic and immature. And people then reject the idea that there’s a responsibility that comes with that.”