“A decade ago, Strauss was a notorious figure: the guy who wrote that book The Game, the one about seduction, which seemed to endorse all manner of queasy notions about what it was OK for men to do on the pull. The Game promised to teach its readers how to become better “pick-up artists,” and in … Continue reading “It was really a book about scared men who were afraid of women.”
"'Is the traditional family the foundation of democracy?' It depends what kind of traditional family you’re talking about. Throughout most of European and American history, the family was organized around a patriarch with power over slaves, servants, poorer neighbors and his sons and daughters. Those families were the foundation of inequality. Our founding fathers didn’t idealize “family values.” … Continue reading Is the traditional family the foundation of democracy?
Sean Illing: The core claim of this book is that the modern “white power” movement really began as a response to the aftermath of the Vietnam War. What happened? Kathleen Belew: It helps to explain how I came to this project. I was researching truth and reconciliation commissions and came upon one in the aftermath … Continue reading How the Vietnam War Created America’s Modern “White Power” Movement
"It is a well-known fact that the Soviet Union has achieved exceptional successes in drawing women into the active construction of the state. This generally accepted truth is not disputed even by our enemies. The Soviet woman is a full and equal citizen of her country. [...] From the very beginning, Soviet law recognized that … Continue reading The Soviet Woman — a Full and Equal Citizen of Her Country
25 Common Dangerous Mistakes Caused by Failing to Use Current [Domestic Violence] Research: Asking abuse victims to just “get over it.” Minimizing the full harm caused by domestic violence and child abuse. Assuming the end of a relationship ends the risk from an abuser. Assuming abuse that is not recent has little impact on children. … Continue reading 25 Common Dangerous Mistakes Caused by Failing to Use Current [Domestic Violence] Research
“Men’s rights advocates (MRAs) and anti-feminist men’s groups claim that men now are the victims in our society, of both women and feminism. MRAs claim that men’s health is a particularly important area of male disadvantage, that men’s health issues and shorter life spans are evidence of discrimination and oppression faced by men, and that … Continue reading Men’s Health: A Critique of Men’s Rights and Anti-Feminist Claims