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Rape Culture: One Through/In Four

Rape Culture: One Through/In Four

By Kelly Hatfield ’17 TW: sexual violence, victim blaming, offensive language When I was in third grade and in the car on the way to school, I was told what to do if I was physically assaulted—I was taught to kick between the person’s legs with all the strength my […]

Thinking Past Trump: Senate Races and the Supreme Court

Thinking Past Trump: Senate Races and the Supreme Court

“Before the death of Scalia, the court had been one of the most conservative in the last century—additional nominees from the right would shift the balance disastrously.”

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The path the truck drove in Nice, France when it plowed through people gathered to celebrate Bastille Day. 84 people were killed and 256 more were injured.

The Next Nice

The standard of proof required to charge someone with ideologically motivated terrorism in the courts of press and popular opinion has dropped to an all-time low, and we are perfectly content for the evidence to consist solely of circumstance and demographics, regardless of ideology.

Let’s talk privilege

Let’s talk privilege

Still, each “people’s” – each group’s – struggles and experiences are its own, disparate and different. That means limits exist to my understanding and ability to empathize. And by recognizing that, I refuse to make blanket statements, i.e., the struggles that we, as persons of color, face today.

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‘Fear and Trembling’ or ‘An Idiot Sandwich’?

‘Fear and Trembling’ or ‘An Idiot Sandwich’?

I’m no great patriot, but feel confident declaring that the United Kingdom is neither 52 percent ‘stupid’ nor 52 percent racist. Concerns about immigration were deemed to be the prime mover of Brexit, yet even so, I was reluctant to myopically interpret this as simple racism.

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Letter from the Editors: On the Elections and Beyond

Letter from the Editors: On the Elections and Beyond

So far, the focus of the left has been on the outcome of the election—Clinton or Sanders, then Clinton or Trump? However, we believe that progressives must focus on the day after the election.

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The Arduous Task of Self-Creation

The Arduous Task of Self-Creation

The words and wisdom of Eddie S. Glaude Jr., the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies and chair of the Department of African American Studies.

A Letter from the Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil

A Letter from the Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil

Here at ExxonMobil, we’re proud to say that we have 37 refineries in 21 countries around the world. As a result, we take our global citizenship seriously. That’s why today, I’m thrilled to announce that ExxonMobil will become a part of the solution to climate change by installing solar panels […]

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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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