This remarkable Alice Guy Blaché film from 1912, Making an American Citizen, is a story in four parts. It shows an eastern European peasant and his wife becoming Americans. In each of the four parts,
I too am shocked that President Pussy Grabbing Fascist would create fascist policies that facilitate the crimes of domestic abusers and rapists. Latinos in Los Angeles are making dramatically fewer re
Stand Your Ground laws are horrible by themselves. But the idea that these laws are meant to allow citizens to defend themselves is laughable. The laws’ real meaning is to allow white men to rea
Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush talks about “harshly disciplining” his 1 year old daughter. And no, this is not just an NFL thing. …Bush now claims (per update at above link)
Color me shocked that a conversation between Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith on ESPN’s loathsome First Take would lead Smith to blame women for domestic violence. First Take panelists Stephen
That’s right, the National Rifle Association. And it isn’t even close.
Check out the historian Ruth Rosen’s essay on the historical arc of feminism. She sees the project at its halfway point, particularly noting the very difficult struggles to fight against domesti
This ain’t good: Three arms of government, all ostensibly representing the same people, have been at an impasse over who should be responsible for — and pay for — prosecuting people accused