The Quiz Kind of Sucks, But Whatever

Revisionist You scored 83% Gender-Abolitionist, 80% Sexually Liberal, and 80 % Socialist You are the Revisionist Feminist! You are, by far, the most philosophical, the most sexually-liberated, and the most politically extreme variety of feminist. You are very, very freedom-oriented. You abhor oppression in all forms. For instance, your views on sexual liberation and reproductive […] more

Thoughts about Italy

First, in Italian politics, the referendum to allow a more reasonable fertility-assistance law in Italy failed because of low voter turn-out. It’s a disappointment, but not a huge surprise. The vote was scheduled for a Saturday during the summer months, so it’s hard to get 50 percent of the population to get out and cast […] more

“Weekend, dolce weekend”

One of the more interesting things about being in Italy has been learning the language better, and seeing just how much American culture/English language influences the way people speak, dress and generally communicate here — even though every few people actually speak English. But people of all ages wear shirts with English slogans (that often […] more

Raising Voices

Sometimes the best way to kill something you disagree with is to ignore it. But it’s an interesting thing; that strategy will only work if you’re on top of the existing heirachy. How ironic that your preferred solution to the problem relies on a circumstance that you like to pretend doesn’t exist. But sometimes, the […] more