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Rob McMillin
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Ruth Bader Ginsberg On #MeToo
A remarkably even-handed interview at The Atlantic of Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg on the subject of #MeToo. Of interest here: Rosen: What about due process for the accused? Ginsburg: Well, that must not be ignored and it goes beyond sexual har...
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The Modeler's Toy
Via Slashdot comes an absurd rant from Scott E. Page in which he rails against the very idea of meritocracy: T he multidimensional or layered
character of complex problems also undermines the principle of
meritocracy: The idea that the ‘best person’ shoul...
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Jessica Valenti's Backstory
Got done earlier today reading through Robert Stacy McCain's year-and-a-half-old, long form review of Jessica Valenti's Sex Object (published in 2016), which amounts to a considerable public service for those of us determined to avoid memoirs from people wh...
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Review: <i>The Post</i>
Is there a movie Tom Hanks has been in that truly stank? I don't pretend to encyclopedic knowledge of his career, but I expect a lot of people might point at Forrest Gump as one. And as much as I enjoyed that film, there could be an argument for such a low ...
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Samantha Geimer Is Not A Victim
I've gotten a little lassitude lately, which is why I haven't remarked upon the spectacular Quillette interview of Samantha Geimer to date. But she provides a clear moral beacon, a tonic against the victimhood feminism pimps of the left. Famously, Roman Pol...
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Bad Sex Is Always Men's Fault: The Hazards Of The Blank Slate
It is rare I get to lance a boil this large for free, but Lili Loufbourow's The Week essay , largely focusing on Andrew Sullivan's tangent following the Babe.net Aziz Ansari story , certainly qualifies. The Ansari story, which Caitlin Flanagan accurately la...
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Andrew Sullivan And The Feminist Rejection Of Nature
Andrew Sullivan has a fine new column in New York magazine's website that deserves attention, about the nature of being male, and how nature — or perhaps, more fittingly, Nature — is not to be denied: ... [I]n
the years of being HIV-positive, my testostero...
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Women In STEM's Dog That Didn't Bark
Pew Research has lately published a wide-ranging poll on people's opinions about STEM , which are mostly not worth knowing, save for the questions they ask of people not in those fields. The survey asked those non-STEM workers why they did not end up pursui...
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The Political Teflon Of Academic Feminism
James Lindsay's Quillette essay "Why No One Cares About Feminist Theory" could stand an editor, but he makes a vital connection between academic feminism's intentional duckspeak and what he calls that "un-care-about-able"; allow me to propose "political tef...
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Late Friday Links
Traditional Male Roles Are Awful, Except If You Want To Date Me Dep't: Nonscientific poll of OKCupid users shows a significant minority (45%) wants to be pursued in dating. 75% of female members responding identified as feminists, opposite 23% of women in a...
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