- “The three most popular movies at theaters in the United States and Canada in 2017 — “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” “Beauty and the Beast” and “Wonder Woman” — were each driven by female characters, something that has not happened in at least 37 years, as far back as full box office data is available.”
- What Research Tells Us About How Women Are Treated at Work
- Well-adjusted man with good priorities sues Iliza Shlesinger over women-only comedy show
“Shlesinger’s “Girls Night In” is described as “a hybrid stand up show and interactive discussion between Iliza and the women in the audience aimed at giving women a place to vent in a supportive, fun and inclusive environment.”
- In the heart of Anti-Trump Country, voters still pine for an America better than its president | Will Bunch
- The Partisanship of Feminism – The Atlantic
“A liberal woman’s emergence as a serious presidential contender in 2008, and then as her party’s nominee eight years later, drove feminists of both genders toward the Democratic Party and anti-feminists of both genders toward the GOP.”
- The Elusive Backfire Effect: Mass Attitudes’ Steadfast Factual Adherence by Thomas Wood, Ethan Porter :: SSRN
A new study finds that citizens are more open to facts that go against their partisan preferences than some other studies have found. One possible reason for the difference, according to the paper: previous studies have used undergraduate samples rather than general population samples.
- The past year of research has made it very clear: Trump won because of racial resentment – Vox
- Trump’s Pick to Run 2020 Census Has Defended Racial Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression Laws – Mother Jones
- Sarah Silverman’s response to a Twitter troll is a master class in compassion – Blog | q | CBC Radio
- What Liberals Get Wrong About Identity Politics | New Republic
- #NotYourModelMinority: Asian Americans in the affirmative action debate | Urban Institute
- Justice Department inquiry renews debate over whether top colleges hold some applicants to an unfair standard — and what the data say about Asian-American applicants.
- The Uncomfortable Truth About Affirmative Action and Asian-Americans | The New Yorker
- Investigating Whether Affirmative Action Hurts Asians – The Atlantic
- What the Trans Moment Has to Offer Radical Feminism – The TransAdvocate
“For to describe accurately the class of potential and actual victims of rape would necessarily mean including people who are trans, nonbinary, gender nonconforming, intersex, and otherwise not specifically cisgender.”
- How a Nearly Successful Slave Revolt Was Intentionally Lost to History | Smart News | Smithsonian
- Why dolphins are deep thinkers | Science | The Guardian
Dolphins make plans and use tools.
- No, #MeToo Is Not a Witch Hunt – Pacific Standard
- This might be the best map of the 2016 election you ever see – Vox
- These are the arguments against net neutrality and why they’re wrong | TechCrunch
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