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Turning the gaze at European post-war project

Keynote on Gender and Conflicts at Power Structures, Conflict Resolution and Social Justice Symposium 13-14 October 2016 EU-India Social Science and Humanities Platform (EqUIP) – please check against delivery. 1,516 more words

Trumping a Symptom

Growing up in an era considered to be “second-wave feminism,” the “f-word” brought about empowerment and divisiveness, as social change will.  Gloria Steinem as a feminist activist, was getting her foothold in the consciousness of American culture, 1,050 more words


Passive vs Active Sexism

I think we all know what active sexism looks like. The 2016 election has provided us with many examples. Although I am not known as a feminist, I admit that Donald Trump has said some things in his campaign that are deplorable. 1,090 more words

WTF is Radical Left..?

I’ve been ignoring Deep Green Resistance on purpose, but I feel their tentacles are spreading somewhat, and infiltrating radical feminist spaces. I still haven’t looked at what they’re about. 976 more words

The Problem with Anita Sarkeesian's "All the Slender Ladies: Body Diversity in Video Games" Argument

Anita Sarkeesian is a media critic, blogger and public speaker who gained notoriety when she began her tropes versus  women in video games on Youtube. She claims to point out that video game culture by its nature is purely misogynistic. 3,002 more words

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Notes On A Crime Novel

I came pretty late to the Detective story. Sure, cop shows on TV were unavoidable when I was a kid, and I developed a fondness for Inspector Morse years later, not so much because of the mystery solving (while Morse has occasional flashes, he’s a long way from being the world’s greatest detective. 1,868 more words

Illness as metaphor, 2016

In case you missed it: at a rally in Pennsylvania, Donald Trump made fun of Hillary Clinton’s recent bout of pneumonia, imitating her stumbling into her car at the ceremony commemorating the 15th anniversary of the attacks on 9/11 in New York City. 1,304 more words