There’s a reason survivors choose not to go to the police, and that’s because they’re treated as the criminals. The rapists are innocent until proven guilty, but survivors are guilty until proven innocent - at least in the eyes of the police.
May 16, 2014
[Monica] Lewinsky writes of how her whole personhood, her whole adulthood, was marked and shaped by the sexual actions she took in her early twenties. It may seem, in comparison, that Hillary [Clinton]—already powerful and accomplished by the time the scandal erupted—escaped comparatively unscathed. Her power has surely only grown in the decades since the impeachment saga. But the legitimacy of that power is constantly questioned, by those on the right and on the left, based on the time her husband dallied with Lewinsky.
May 07, 2014
Calling a white male 'privileged' in a country with such a clear history and continuing pattern of preference for white males is about as wrong as calling a rich person 'advantaged' in a capitalist society. The word privilege isn’t a negative judgment about [Tal] Fortgang or his character, but simply a recognition that our society’s institutionalized racism and sexism isn’t aimed at white males.
May 06, 2014
The really great athletes make their news on the field, not off the field.
Jul 26, 2014
Jail is just another micro-society. It just happens that here, the problems are far more out in the open, we don’t live with the facades of lies that democracy or capitalism creates for us.
May 19, 2014
Here are white men poised to run big marijuana businesses, dreaming of cashing in big - big money, big businesses selling weed. After 40 years of impoverished black kids getting prison time for selling weed - and their families and futures destroyed. Now, white men are planning to get rich doing precisely the same thing?
Mar 06, 2014
In my 20s, I used to cry about why I wasn't thinner or prettier - but I want to add that I also used to cry about things like: 'I wish my hair would grow faster. I wish I had different shoes’…I was an idiot...It's a decade of tears.
Jun 25, 2014
We say no to whites owning our land, and they should go…They can own companies and apartments…but not the soil. It is ours, and that message should ring loud and clear in Britain and the United States.
Jul 02, 2014
If [women] really want it and they are really capable, I think they can make it. If you are determined and passionate about it, I don’t think there are any roadblocks. Gender doesn’t matter at a leadership level.
Jun 23, 2014
What’s with the poverty Tourette’s? Why do these two think we need a hobo for president?
Jun 24, 2014