Articles by: Marcia Brown

By Endorsing Ted Strickland, Obama Broke his Promise on Gun Control

By Endorsing Ted Strickland, Obama Broke his Promise on Gun Control

President Obama’s pledge to not endorse any candidates who do not support gun control was embraced by progressives the nation over, but in Ohio, his decision to back former Governor Ted Strickland has caused some to question his sincerity on the issue.

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Progressivism and Feminism: Works in Progress

Progressivism and Feminism: Works in Progress

The Vagina Monologues—especially for women, hopefully for men and anyone else along the spectrum—is an introspective, awe-inspiring, intense theatrical production, and one that is famous for an important reason. To start with, the show makes the performers say vagina (a lot). But it also offers some deep insights. After seeing […]

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Why Princeton’s Civil War Memorial Should Identify Soldiers’ Allegiances

Why Princeton’s Civil War Memorial Should Identify Soldiers’ Allegiances

In the foyer of Nassau Hall, Princeton University’s oldest building, there are memorials to the alumni who died in America’s various wars. One panel commemorates the dead of the Civil War. 70 names are inscribed on this panel; 36 Confederates and 34 Yankees, in no particular order. The wall is about 75 feet from the president’s office.

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