Tag Archives: Opinion

It can’t happen here

That’s what we always tell ourselves.  Whether it is with illness, war, fire, or sexual abuse. I grew up in suburbia; my hometown Fair Lawn has a little over 30,000 people.  There is maybe one murder a decade, a couple … Continue reading

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The War On Men

When I saw this article written by Suzanne Venker over on Fox News, I wasn’t sure entirely how to react. Yes, it might be true (statistics are still cloudy) that “women have become the majority of the U.S. workforce” and … Continue reading

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Obama is Gay

Neal Gabler wrote an article entitled “The GOP’s Macho Posturing” a few weeks ago in The Nation.  I have written a summary and commentary on it for your benefit.  The Nation restricts access to its print publication without an online … Continue reading

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Education of the Educators

This past monday we watched a great movie in a class, The Education of Shelby Knox, which followed the high school years of high school girl in Texas and her career on the student council.  She fights for an increased focus … Continue reading

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Buffy and Feminism

Spoiler Alert:  If you have not watched the show, and wish to do so later, do not read ahead.  In addition, this is one of my favorite shows and encourage everyone to watch, learn, and enjoy.   It isn’t a … Continue reading

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She did the Mash; the Monster Mash

While it is almost certain that both men and women have always been subjected to some form of peer pressure for personal fitness and to conform to a certain physical perfection, there is no doubt that has come to a … Continue reading

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Why Women Still Can’t Have It All

In the July/August summer issue of The Atlantic magazine, Anne-Marie Slaughter wrote an article entitled “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All”. Slaughter served as the director of policy planning under Hillary Clinton from 2009-2011 while on leave from Princeton … Continue reading

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