Month: March 2008

Home /

Women as Tropes

By
|
In Uncategorized
|
On March 31, 2008
The NY Times is a repeat competitor in the let’s shove women into boxes olympics. This week’s entry: the Magazine’s article about people who remain abstinent into their teens…people at Harvard (gasp!). Melinda Henneberger* gets to the heart of my complaints on XX factor. In the Times’s oh-so-clever way, they are able to stereotype subliminally. […]

And again…

By
|
On March 31, 2008

Prisons are a feminist issue. Last week, the Supreme Court let stand a ruling from the Arizona Supreme Court that requires prisons to provide transportation for incarcerated women seeking abortions. I

img

Worst American Birthdays, vol. 43

By
|
In Uncategorized
|
On March 31, 2008
Michael Alan Weiner — otherwise known as Michael Savage — was born 66 years ago today. If Savage had been alive during the early 20th century, he would almost certainly have been among those calling for the lynching of Jack Johnson, the African American boxer whose affection for white women drove white men to distraction; […]

With two each in the final eleven, the Mackin America Conference and the All-LGM Conference have both done well: RNK ENTRY, OWNER TOTAL PCT1 Mackin 1, J. Mackin 1060 99.92 Client #69, I. Fish 1040 99.

MLB Preview I: The AL

By
|
On March 31, 2008

AL EAST: 1.NYY 2.BOS (WILDCARD) 3. TOR 4. TB. NOT CLOSE TO 4th. BAL There’s obviously not much to choose between the top two, of course; Yankees have the better offense, the Red Sox solider pitc

img

Master

By
|
On March 31, 2008

I was lucky enough to see Ornette Coleman at Town Hall last Friday, and as expected it was exceptional. It was remarkable at the begining to compare his frail, barely audible vocal introduction and hi

Hack Memorial of the Day

By
|
On March 31, 2008

You really have to hand it to people like Jules Crittenden, who refuse to allow Dith Pran’s near-total total silence on Iraq to deter their efforts to use Pran’s death to cast a thick glaz

Victor, Spoils, Etc.

By
|
In Uncategorized
|
On March 31, 2008
Jowei Chen, via Monkey Cage: In the aftermath of the summer 2004 Florida hurricane season, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) distributed $1.2 billion in disaster aid to Florida residents. This research presents two empirical findings that collectively suggest the Bush administration engaged in vote buying behavior. First, by tracking the geographic location of each […]

Community Theater of the Absurd

By
|
On March 30, 2008

The national dialogue on race continues inside Mister Leonard Pierce’s head. One of these days, someone — more specifically, someone who is not me — should compile a list of the memo

1 2 16
It is main inner container footer text