Tag Archives: women

More on the ‘opting out’ myth

As you may have seen, I expanded on the ideas I posted here on the economics of motherhood in an article for Al Jazeera: Mothers are not ‘opting out’ – they are out of options. An excerpt: The New York Times piece frames … Continue reading

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Online anonymity and violence against women

In my latest article for Al Jazeera English, I discuss the Steubenville rape case, the efforts by Anonymous to defend women, and the paradoxical role of anonymity online: In the aftermath of Steubenville and a number of high-profile rape cases around … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot Are Manic Pixie Dream Dissidents

In case you don’t have enough Pussy Riot coverage in your life (or coverage of Pussy Riot coverage), I have added to the over-saturation with my latest for Registan: In 2005, film critic Nathan Rabin coined the phrase Manic Pixie Dream … Continue reading

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On the FPWomeratti

Every year Foreign Policy magazine unleashes its annual experiment in ego-trolling known as the Twitterati 100, in which it lists the 100 foreign policy experts who you should follow on Twitter. The list always inspires debate, but this year it … Continue reading

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