(Note: This post can also been seen on FullyCovered.SportsBlog.com) Even as he sat in front of the media earlier this week, Chris Pronger–a man who has battled with the terrible ...
There’s an obsession in this country with singling out and pathologizing black culture. Trends that can readily be seen in any community — black, white, hispanic, asian or otherwise — become abnormal or unhealthy when looked at only in the black community. For instance, we oftentimes hear political and community leaders bemoan the hopes and […]
Artist Nate Hill has been showing off his latest fashion piece on the streets of Brooklyn and it’s a doozy! Just as some ladies love to tote around their Michael Kors bag as a status symbol, quite a few folks are of the belief that some men of color pursue white women for the same […]
Today, I’m feeling this article: Men buy sex because they think they can treat prostitutes differently than they can treat their wives, girlfriends, and dates. They buy sex in order to project what Moran called “evil arousal” onto a human being, guilt and consequence-free. They buy sex to experience dominance and to make rape and […]
A colleague of mine sent around an internet story about John Moffit, a young NFL player, who recently decided to hang up his cleats to pursue his interests in politics and philosophy. It’s not an extraordinary story, but in the comments, I stumbled across an interesting quote from Noam Chomsky — someone that I’ve heard of in […]
When the Rienhart/Rogoff controversy came to light last month, a friend of mine emailed incensed at the whole thing. Because of these two, she claimed, lawmakers the world over had adopted a policy of crippling austerity, harming families and workers while only exasperating the growing divide between the rich and poor. This response was interesting […]
Haven’t put together an infographic in a while. There’s new research from the Center on Budget & Policy Priorities and the Tax Policy Center (TPC) on who exactly pays the estate tax. (Hint: basically no one) My favorite piece of analysis (emphasis mine): TPC estimates that only 20 small business and farm estates nationwide will owe any estate tax […]