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Why Activists Should Think Before They Tweet

It probably won’t surprise you to hear that there are social justice feminists waging battles against slights that don’t actually exist. It might surprise you, however, to discover that people are actually pushing back against such ridiculousness. It all started last week, when Katie Hinde (known on twitter as @mammals_suck, a nod to her day … Continued

Politics

Don’t Upstage the Bride and Groom at their Own Wedding

In Jane Austen’s Emma, the title character attends a wedding and notices that the vicar, “when he was joining their hands to-day, he looked so very much as if he would like to have the same kind office done for him!” The reader will find out that he already knows whom he’d like to marry, … Continued

Culture

What Liberal Students Could Learn from Conservatives: Politeness

It’s college graduation season, when students put childhood behind them and commence their adult lives, the lives for which college was supposed to prepare them. As we know, however, college is increasingly infantilizing students, insulating them from other viewpoints and making them less prepared to take on adulthood, at least on many liberal campuses. Conservative … Continued

Politics




An Artist’s Thoughts on Government Funding of the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has been constantly in the headlines since President Trump’s budget proposed slashing the agency’s funding, with much digital ink spilled about the cultureless right who cannot appreciate art. Playbill published a piece recently on the NEA’s role in creating the musical Sunday in the Park with George and … Continued

Politics



Feminists Angry that Wonder Woman . . . Shaves?

When we think of super heroes, there are probably several who come to mind. There are the old standards like Superman and Batman as well as newer heroes like Iron Man and The Hulk. What do all of these have in common, though? They’re men. That’s OK, but it’s still fun to see a strong … Continued

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