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Why Young Men of Color Are Joining White-Supremacist Groups
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast PORTLAND, Oregon—Outfitted in a flak jacket and fighting gloves, Enrique Tarrio was one of dozens of black, Latino, and…
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A Far-Right Men’s Group Violently Beat Up Protesters In Manhattan After A Republican Event
The NYPD ignored multiple emails from BuzzFeed News asking why Proud Boys members were not arrested for the violent assault, while protesters were arrested for…
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Vancouver, Burnaby and Richmond investigate WeChat posts for possible vote-buying | The Star
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018 VANCOUVER — The cities of Richmond, Vancouver and Burnaby have referred investigation to police of alleged vote-buying using the Chinese…
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Book review bingo: ‘Accomplished’ debuts and ‘searingly honest’ biogs
Reviewers forever reach for superlatives and cliches. That’s why hatchet jobs are so vital about 5 hours ago Dorothy Parker sharpening her hatchet. Photograph:…
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2 days ago
Is Socialism Undemocratic?
A generation of Americans has been taught that the Cold War was one fought between freedom and tyranny, with the outcome decisively won in favor of democratic…
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2 days ago
Jokowi's authoritarian turn - New Mandala
Several insightful analyses of Joko Widodo’s approach to the presidency have been advanced since he took office. For the most part, these have focused on his…
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2 days ago
Free Speech in the Age of Algorithmic Megaphones
Yesterday Facebook took down 559 domestic political pages and 251 accounts for violating its terms of service on coordinated inauthentic behavior—“networks of…
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2 days ago
When Asian Women Are Harassed for Marrying Non-Asian Men
Photo: Tom Wang/Getty Images/iStockphoto, The7Dew/Getty Images/iStockphoto The men who harass me know three things: I’m Chinese-American, my husband is white,…
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2 days ago
Why My Favorite RPG Isn’t a Videogame
Whenever I start growing bored of JRPGs, I reread the manga series Magic Knight Rayearth . Created by the legendary manga team CLAMP in 1994, Magic Knight…
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2 days ago
Being Mr. Reasonable | Current Affairs
“I’m not arguing, I’m just explaining why I’m right…” — T-Shirt Seen In the French Quarter Part I Doubt is the beginning of knowledge, which is why people who…
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2 days ago
My Private Oval Office Press Conference With Trump, Pence, Pompeo, and Kelly
“This is Olivia, she’s going to say very, very wonderful things about you,” Trump said to John Kelly. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Around 12:20 p.m. on…
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2 days ago
Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s Would-be Dictator
Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images Former army captain and far-right frontrunner for the Brazilian presidency Jair Bolsonaro posing with soldiers, São Paulo, May…
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2 days ago
The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker review – a feminist Iliad
Captive Andromache … detail from the painting by Frederic Leighton (c1888).Photograph: Heritage Images/Getty Images I n The Iliad , a poem about the terrible…
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2 days ago
Made and Distributed in the U.S.A.: Online Disinformation
A screenshot of Right Wing News’s Facebook page. SAN FRANCISCO — When Christine Blasey Ford testified before Congress last month about Justice Brett M.…
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3 days ago
APNewsBreak: Chilling call made to wife of ex-Interpol boss
LYON, France (AP) — The call came at night and was chilling. “You listen, but you don’t speak,” the man on the other end said. “We’ve come in two work teams,…
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3 days ago
Amazon scraps secret AI recruiting tool that showed bias against women
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc’s ( AMZN.O ) machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women. The…
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3 days ago
Made from the Red Soil: Fantasies of Misery in Neon Genesis Evangelion
The giant mecha genre is, at its heart, a teen power fantasy. Step into a cockpit and suddenly your body is a hundred times larger, armored and invulnerable.…
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4 days ago
In a first, a Chinese spy is extradited to the U.S. after stealing technology secrets, Justice Dept. says
Chinese soldiers attend a flag-raising ceremony in Tiananmen Square in Beijing this month. (CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/Reuters) In a rare feat, federal agents lured…
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4 days ago
Trump’s Patron-in-Chief: Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson
L ate on a Thursday evening in February 2017, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plane landed at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland for his first visit with…
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5 days ago
One Year of #MeToo: What Women’s Speech Is Still Not Allowed to Do
Illustration by Lorraine Sorlet During the past year, I have grown increasingly uneasy with a fairly common bit of semantic slippage: in headlines, in think…
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5 days ago
Opinion | She reported her rape. Her hometown turned against her. Can justice ever be served?
Aug. 11, 2006, was a sweltering Friday night in the midst of a long, fatally hot summer. A 16-year-old girl reported that she was raped that night, in a storage…
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5 days ago
Opinion | A survivor’s truth, hiding in plain sight
Amber Wyatt in San Marcos, Tex., on Aug. 2018. (Amanda Voisard/For the Washington Post) The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus said that “nature loves to…
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5 days ago
Opinion | Amber Wyatt told her story of rape. This is how the world responded.
Amber Wyatt in August. (Amanda Voisard/For the Washington Post) The day after her 29th birthday, which was also the day after her story first appeared online ,…
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5 days ago
White Supremacists Still Have a Safe Space Online. It’s Discord.
Photo illustration by Slate. When more than 500 white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and members of the alt-right marched in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017, they…
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5 days ago
Saudis are said to have lain in wait for Jamal Khashoggi
ISTANBUL — As Jamal Khashoggi prepared to enter the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, a squad of men from Saudi Arabia who investigators suspect played a…
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5 days ago
On Subtlety
Interior States | Anchor | October 2018 | 13 minutes (6,551 words) I. In ancient Rome, there were certain fabrics so delicate and finely stitched they were…
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5 days ago
The Genial Voyeurism of the Japanese Reality Show “Terrace House”
Ami weathers one of Yuudai’s inept advances in “Terrace House: Opening New Doors.” Netflix I was lured into “Terrace House” by rumors of its unusual…
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5 days ago
Re-Examining ‘Casting Couch’ Porn in the Age of #MeToo
“If something exists, there is porn of it:” Welcome to Rule 34, a weekly column in which Motherboard’s Samantha Cole lovingly explores the highly specific…
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5 days ago
Idle Words—Portrait of a Campaign
Oct 10, 2016 First disclaimer : The following is not intended as a roman-a-clef. Everything here is a composite portrait drawn from a dozen or so campaigns in…
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6 days ago
Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says
An oil rig exploring for oil and gas. A new report says more than 50% of global industrial emissions since 1988 can be traced to just 25 companies.Photograph:…
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6 days ago
Opinion | The dark side of American conservatism has taken over
President Trump at a campaign rally on Saturday in Topeka, Kan. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) This article is adapted from Max Boot’s new book, You know how,…
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6 days ago
Better Call Saul Ends a Bleak, Beautiful Season
Rhea Seehorn as Kim, Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy. Photo: Nicole Wilder/AMC/Sony Pictures Television Spoilers below for Better Call Saul season four . “S’all good,…
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6 days ago
At the Kyoto dorm that time forgot, Japanese students dig in | The Japan Times
KYOTO – The reception area at Yoshida Dormitory, a 105-year-old student residency in Kyoto University, is reached via a short lane lined by tall gingko trees…
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6 days ago
Trump Campaign Aide Requested Online Manipulation Plans From Israeli Intelligence Firm
Rick Gates, a top Trump campaign aide, expressed interest in an Israeli company’s proposal for a social media manipulation effort in 2016, documents and…
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6 days ago
Perspective | Dear dads: Your daughters told me about their assaults. This is why they never told you.
Christine Blasey Ford testifying before the Senate last week. (Saul Loeb/AP) A man emailed recently in response to something I’d written about street…
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6 days ago
A Warning From Europe: The Worst Is Yet to Come
Illustration: Mike McQuade; Janek Skarzynski / AFP / Getty; Kacper Pempel / Reuters Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series that attempts to answer the…
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7 days ago
Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040
Harry Taylor, 6, played with the bones of dead livestock on his family’s farm in New South Wales, Australia, an area that has faced severe drought. Credit Brook…
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7 days ago
Dave Rubin and the Shrinking of Politics | Current Affairs
If you are in any way representative of the typical Current Affairs reader, your eyes are probably getting ready to roll dramatically backwards at the sight of…
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7 days ago
Cardinal Ouellet Writes Open Letter to Archbishop Viganò
Here below is the full text of the letter, released only in French (original text) and Italian this morning, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. This is my…
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7 days ago
The housing crisis hits America’s heartland
Corn grows on a farm on July 13, 2018 near Amana, Iowa. - Scott Olson/Getty Images When you think of high rents and overcrowding, you probably don’t think of…
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7 days ago
K-Pop band BTS tells world youth to 'speak yourself' at UN
(CNN) Korean boy band BTS became the first ever K-Pop group to address the United Nations this week when it told young people to believe in their own…
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8 days ago
Missing head of Interpol ‘under investigation’ in China
The first Chinese head of Interpol, the international law enforcement agency, is under investigation in China, a source has told the Post , amid mystery…
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8 days ago
When the President Is Cruel, They Cheer
Reuters / Jonathan Ernst The Museum of African-American History and Culture is in part a catalogue of cruelty. Amid all the stories of perseverance, tragedy,…
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8 days ago
A Chinese ban on rubbish imports is shaking up the global junk trade
ON THE FIRST day of 2018, a huge shock hit the global recycling industry. China, which is the world’s biggest scrap importer, stopped accepting virtually any…
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8 days ago
My Great-Grandfather the Bundist
Volkavaisk Bundists, 1905 “There, where we live, that is our country.” —Motto of the Jewish Labor Bund During his elder years, my great-grandfather, the…
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8 days ago
Deborah Eisenberg, Chronicler of American Insanity
Credit Ruven Afanador for The New York Times Skip to contentSkip to site index Feature Over three decades of short fiction, the writer has managed to capture,…
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8 days ago
Design by Vitsœ | Vitsœ Voice | Vitsœ
4 October 2018 Design by Vitsœ The speech delivered by Dieter Rams in 1976 to an audience in New York. Photograph by Abisag Tüllmann The ideas behind my work as…
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8 days ago
Inside the intensive world of K-pop cram schools
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) The teenagers drop down on their stomachs, slap the floor with their hands and rise with a gracious twirl. They then proceed to flap…
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8 days ago
Aziz Ansari’s New Standup Tour Is a Cry Against Extreme Wokeness
Aziz Ansari’s new tour, “Working Out New Material,” marks his return to public life after the #MeToo controversy that quieted his career earlier this year.…
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8 days ago
Deploying an Atticus Finch Analogy About Brett Kavanaugh Isn’t Just Wrong. It’s Immoral.
Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird . Universal Pictures. In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird , dramatic action revolves around Tom…
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10 days ago
The Latest: 3 indicted Russians earlier charged by Mueller
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a new wave of global cyberattacks blamed on Russia (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Justice Department officials say three of the seven…
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11 days ago
When Security Researchers Pose as Cybercrooks, Who Can Tell the Difference? — Krebs on Security
A ridiculous number of companies are exposing some or all of their proprietary and customer data by putting it in the cloud without any kind of authentication…
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11 days ago
The Conservative Women Who Care About Sexual Assault—and Support Kavanaugh
Women—including protesting members of Congress—watch the Kavanaugh hearing on Thursday. Jim Bourg / Reuters When many conservative women around the country…
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11 days ago
The Vibrant Solitude of “Midnight Diner”
About The New Yorker Recommends The New Yorker Recommends is where our critics, editorial staff, and contributors share their enthusiasms. In “Watch,” our…
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12 days ago
Trump Engaged in Suspect Tax Schemes as He Reaped Riches From His Father
OCT. 2, 2018 The president has long sold himself as a self-made billionaire, but a Times investigation found that he received at least $413 million in today’s…
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12 days ago
Varoufakis vs Dijsselbloem — the rematch – Pepijn Bergsen – Medium
In the first half of 2015 Jeroen Dijsselbloem, then the Dutch finance minister and president of the Eurogroup, and Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek finance minister,…
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12 days ago
How to win an election in Indonesia
D ozens of ex-graft convicts are set to run for office in Indonesia ’s elections next year – and despite their flawed track records, they have every chance of…
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12 days ago
McKinsey Advises Puerto Rico on Debt. It May Profit on the Outcome.
McKinsey & Company is advising the Puerto Rican government on a financial overhaul to lighten its crippling debts — a process that will determine how much money…
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13 days ago
The Confusion Surrounding the F.B.I.’s Renewed Investigation of Brett Kavanaugh
Some who say that they have information relevant to the F.B.I.’s investigation of Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, are suspicious that…
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13 days ago
Footnotes | Commonweal Magazine
“The famous,” wrote Elizabeth Hardwick in her essay “ Wives and Mistresses ,” “carry about with them a great weight of patriarchal baggage—the footnotes of…
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13 days ago
Wangsit Sarwo Edhie Wibowo
SARWO Edhie Wibowo ikut mengantarkan Soeharto ke tampuk kekuasaan. Sebagai komandan RPKAD (kini Kopassus), sang kolonel memimpin penumpasan Partai Komunis…
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14 days ago
Trouble in Lakewood?
The town of Lakewood had once been part of the high-stakes defense boom that made California rich. Now many adults shared a sense that something in town had…
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14 days ago
Her Name Is Kathryn: The Woman Who Accuses Ronaldo of Rape - SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
Maria Feck / DER SPIEGEL Kathryn Mayorga An American woman claims Cristiano Ronaldo raped her in Las Vegas. Years ago, the soccer star paid her to remain…
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14 days ago
No Cash Needed At This Cafe. Students Pay The Tab With Their Personal Data
At Shiru Cafe in Providence, R.I., students "pay" for coffee, but not with money. Chaiel Schaffel /Rhode Island Public Radio Shiru Cafe looks like a regular…
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15 days ago
I considered exposing my rapist. Then I thought about his wife.
W e do not live in the same city, but if we did we might be friends. At least, that is what Google suggests. Thanks to the power of the Internet, it takes only…
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15 days ago
Starting up and maintaining an Everything Notebook – Raul Pacheco-Vega, PhD
It’s been an excellent few months for me, because I have been able to share more of my “ tricks and tools of the trade ” with people who read my blog, and…
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15 days ago
From Joe Rogan to the Far Right: Inside YouTube's Alt-Media Ecosystem
In 2007, researchers at the Southern Poverty Law Center drew attention to what was, at the time, a new problem. Neo Nazis were filming their rallies in a way…
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15 days ago
Of flirting with narrative of 'Azaadi' - Oracle Opinions
Added on September 28, 2018 Raees Ahmed Of flirting with narrative of ‘Azaadi’ Text Size Send by Email “[Indian Administered ] Kashmir is the most dangerous…
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16 days ago
Facebook Network Breach Impacts Up to 50 Million Users
Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook. One of the company’s challenges has been convincing users that it is responsible enough to handle the wealth of data that it has on…
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16 days ago
China’s Leaders Confront an Unlikely Foe: Ardent Young Communists
Activists in Shenzhen last month protested in support of workers’ rights. Their banners call for the punishment of corrupt police officials and the release of…
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16 days ago
The Ford-Kavanaugh Hearings Will Be Remembered As a Grotesque Display of Patriarchal Resentment
There was, in Brett Kavanaugh’s Trumpian performance, not even a hint of the composure one would think a potential Supreme Court Justice would have carefully…
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16 days ago
How the China deal betrays the Second Vatican Council | CatholicHerald.co.uk
The Vatican's agreement with Beijing signifies the abandonment of Vatican II's political vision Last week, the Vatican signed a concordat with a totalitarian…
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16 days ago
E-mails Show Republican Senate Staff Stymied a Kavanaugh Accuser’s Effort to Give Testimony
Lawyers for Deborah Ramirez say that she was willing to coöperate with Senator Chuck Grassley and the Judiciary Committee. Photograph by Mark Peterson / Redux…
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16 days ago
Against Their Will, Men Learned Something Yesterday
Yesterday , as many men watched the hearings on TV, they turned up the volume louder, tweeted, and texted their friends about how it was the “worst day ever.”…
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16 days ago
Jakarta: the unlikely capital city of sex and swinging
‘But what men and women alike are doing is to lay claim to twin rights that are jarringly mismatched – wanting both escape and stability.’Photograph: Marvi…
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17 days ago
Dear Fuck-Up: Should I apologize to the women I hurt?
Brandy Jensen, The Outline’s social media editor, has made a lot of mistakes in her life. Has she learned from them and become a wiser person as a result?…
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17 days ago
The rape culture of the 1980s, explained by Sixteen Candles
Caroline and the Geek, the morning after. Universal When a third woman accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct this week, Kavanaugh supporters immediately…
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17 days ago
Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump, and the Things Men Do for Other Men
In high schools, in colleges, at law schools, and in the halls of Washington, men like Brett Kavanaugh perform for one another and ascend to positions of power.…
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17 days ago
I Wasn’t Assaulted – Libby Watson – Medium
I was 22. It was August, the beginning of my first year of graduate school. He was one of the only people I actually liked talking to at this awful mixer our…
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17 days ago
“I Was Ashamed”: After Ford’s Accusation, Holton Alumnae Wrestle with Their Own Truths
Protesters rally in front of the Supreme Court during a #BelieveSurvivors Walkout against Judge Kavanaugh. By Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. “People started…
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17 days ago
Our Sister Becky
Becky Beaton, 1982–2018. Photo: Becky Beaton “There’s too much blood to really see anything,” the doctor said. “It’s probably BV.” My sister Becky was lying on…
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18 days ago
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