Readings for Worried People: Timothy Snyder’s On Tyranny

I am a person who worries a lot, but lately (since November 2016, to be more precise), my worries have taken a particular shape — a political one. I am not the only person who worries about such things; I sometimes join other worriers in discussion groups, protests, postcard campaigns, and other activities. I also…

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A few words on Kike’ Hernandez and fragile masculinity

You’ve probably seen the image floating around social media: a rather short professional baseball player standing on an upturned bucket in order to interviewed by a tall female reporter. It’s been captioned, “Siri, show me fragile masculinity.”  I’m not saying that there isn’t a time and a place to discuss fragile or toxic masculinity, especially…

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