Day: October 18, 2007

Questionable statistics

Yeah, I know, you’re sick of hearing about Matt Yglesias. But I want to address something that kept coming up in his posts and the comments thereto, as well as Ross Douthat’s defense of abortion criminalization. Namely, the idea that…

Goodbye, Farewell…

I’m heading off on vacation to lovely Tunisia this evening, and won’t be back until the 28th. Lucky for you all, I have two spectacular guest bloggers lined up to hold down the fort while I’m gone. So you shouldn’t…

OMG Teh Hysterical Feminists Again!

Help! The radical feminists are coming! Watching the responses to Zuzu’s post and other feminist responses to Matt’s piece has been… enlightening. It’s a classic example of how concepts like rationality and logic become gendered, with men automatically assumed to…

Girls & Gangs

Preface: This is my first day of guest-blogging and I am looking forward to it a lot. I have done it before @ Feministe but this time it will be for longer and I am thankful to Jill for this…