Author: Will Casey

Actor Gina Carano looks back in a yellow dress at an event for The Mandalorian.

Actor Gina Carano Was Fired, but the Real “Cancel Culture” Is State Repression

Gina Carano was fired by LucasArts Films for sharing far-right social media posts. Conservative pundits have characterized her firing as part of “cancel culture” and a threat to free speech. But let’s be clear — while free speech is under constant threat as the state works hard to repress political activists, Gina Carano’s firing isn’t that.

Actor Gina Carano looks back in a yellow dress at an event for The Mandalorian.

Actor Gina Carano Was Fired, but the Real “Cancel Culture” Is State Repression

Gina Carano was fired by LucasArts Films for sharing far-right social media posts. Conservative pundits have characterized her firing as part of “cancel culture” and a threat to free speech. But let’s be clear — while free speech is under constant threat as the state works hard to repress political activists, Gina Carano’s firing isn’t that.