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Feminine Monstrosity in the 2016 Presidential Campaign

Feminine Monstrosity in the 2016 Presidential Campaign
6 months ago

Feminine Monstrosity in the 2016 Presidential Campaign

In 1897, the popular humor magazine Life featured the William Walker cartoon “The Inauguration of the Future,” in which a portly, spectacled, middle-aged mannish woman delivers her presidential acceptance speech.  On the …
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The Purge and the Failure of Leftist Politics
6 months ago

The Purge and the Failure of Leftist Politics

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Although Director James Demonaco’s movie franchise, The Purge, has been labeled a leftist screed, the most recent installment in this series, The Purge: Election Year (2016), exemplifies the deep crisis …
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The University and Us:  A Question of Who We Are
7 months ago

The University and Us:  A Question of Who We Are

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It will not be news to anyone who reads this column that the university is in crisis, which is felt particularly in the humanities, where the closing of departments and …
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Dead Girls: Femicide in Argentina
7 months ago

Dead Girls: Femicide in Argentina

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In June 2015, thousands of Argentines took to the streets of Buenos Aires to protest against gender violence. The demonstrations had been called by reporters and activists, rallying around the …
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