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  • 2009-06-23 How Women Will Be Hurt by Gay Marriage  + (“...once they've experienced sex with other men, Catullus tells us, men are unsatisfied with what their new wives provide them.”)
  • 2016/05/13/Transgender Surgery Isn't the Solution  + (“...policy makers and the media are doing no favors either to the public or the transgendered by treating their confusions as a right in need of defending rather than as a mental disorder that deserves understanding, treatment and prevention.”)
  • 2017/06/27/Debunking Trans Women Are Not Women Arguments  + (“...since these trans-women-are-not-women claims recur on a regular basis (and are often forwarded by people who self-identify as feminists), I thought that it would be worthwhile to compile all my relevant counterarguments in one essay.”)
  • 2017/07/17/Transgender People and Biological Sex Myths  + (“...sometimes, efforts to undermine or exc“...sometimes, efforts to undermine or exclude trans women rely on a somewhat different tactic which takes the following form: A case will be made that sex is distinct from [[gender]] – the former being purely biological in nature, the latter being entirely social. Upon making this claim, it will then be argued that, while trans women may indeed be women (because “woman” is a gender category), we nevertheless remain “biologically male” (a sex category).”male” (a sex category).”)
  • 2020/09/18/White House announces Trump will nominate a new justice  + (“...sources inside the White House have al“...sources inside the White House have already made it clear that Trump intends to nominate [[Ruth Bader Ginsburg/replacement|a replacement]] "[ in the coming days]." It can be expected that nominee will come from the [ list of potential justices] Trump published just last week, but considering that it is [[Donald Trump]], anything is possible.Donald Trump]], anything is possible.)
  • 2008-05-03 An Anatomy of Surrender  + (“...the [[Ayatollah Khomeini]]'s“...the [[Ayatollah Khomeini]]'s 1989 fatwa against ''[[Satanic Verses]]'' author [[Salman Rushdie]] introduced a new kind of jihad. Instead of assaulting Western ships or buildings, Khomeini took aim at a fundamental Western freedom: [[freedom of speech]].”freedom of speech]].”)
  • 2009-07-20 Bait and switch - How the public option was sold  + (“...the leaders of the "public option" movement haven't told the public they have abandoned their original vision. It's high time they did.”)
  • 2008-10-02 Congressman Brad Sherman: Martial Law if We Voted N  + (“A few Members were even told that there would be [[martial law]] in America if we voted "no."”)
  • 2020/09/18/What Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Death Means for America  + (“A furious battle over a Supreme Court vac“A furious battle over a Supreme Court vacancy is arguably the last thing the United States needs right now. [..] The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg today represents a devastating loss for feminists who held up the 87-year-old as an icon of women’s rights, and as a bulwark protecting abortion rights and a wide range of other progressive ideals on a conservative Supreme Court.”a conservative Supreme Court.”)
  • 2017/09/01/The Idiot Boys of Antifa and the Alt-Right  + (“A lot of what’s happened over the last 10,000 years can be attributed to hormonally charged young men pulling stupid crap.”)
  • 2018/01/22/Vast majority of new wealth last year went to top one percent  + (“A new billionaire is created every other day. The three richest Americans have the same amount of wealth as the poorest half of the U.S. population. And 82% of the global wealth generated last year went to just 1% of the world's population.”)
  • 2009-07-15 A face of the uninsured, a state of denial  + (“A proponent himself of single-payer when “A proponent himself of single-payer when he was but an Illinois legislator, [[Barack Obama|Obama]] now [[Obamacare|counsels]] that the way to achieve universal coverage is by reforming – or "building on" – the private insurance system while bolstering the public insurance sector.”insurance sector.”)
  • 2008-02-22 Now the Pentagon tells Bush: climate change will destroy us  + (“A secret report, suppressed by US defence chiefs and obtained by The Observer, warns that major European cities will be sunk beneath rising seas as Britain is plunged into a 'Siberian' climate by [[2020]].”)
  • 2008-11-25 The price of dissent on global warming  + (“According to official data, in every year since 1998, world temperatures have been getting colder, and in 2002 Arctic ice actually increased. Why, then, do we not hear about that?”)
  • 2009/11/18/How we discovered Verizon's Spamdetector could be twisted into a disguise for censorship  + (“According to the laws of [[Verizon]] Central, once you've been labeled spam, there is only one course of action and it goes like this:...”)
  • 2020/10/01/The data scientist exposing US white supremacists  + (“After surviving [[2017/08/12/Charlottesville Nazi march|far right violence in Charlottesville]], [[Emily Gorcenski]] has tracked the [[Proud Boys]] and other extremist groups.”)
  • 2007-12-26 Bush's very good year  + (“Against all odds, and despite the usual d“Against all odds, and despite the usual drumbeat of criticism, [[George W. Bush|President Bush]] had a very good year. .. The troop surge in [[US occupation of Iraq|Iraq]] is succeeding. America remains safe from terrorist attacks. And the [[US economy|Goldilocks economy]] is outperforming all expectations.”tperforming all expectations.”)
  • 2019/10/28/Protests Continue Against Neo-Confederates in NC  + (“Anti-racists continue to mobilize in [[US/NC|North Carolina]] against [[neo-Confederate]] and [[white nationalist]] groups, with this weekend seeing two more arrests on the anti-racist side.”)
  • 2016/09/11/The TSA is a Waste of Money That Doesn't Save Lives and Might Actually Cost Them  + (“As a test, [[US/gov/DHS|Homeland Security]] officials tried to sneak guns and bombs through [[Transportation Safety Administration|TSA]] checkpoints. They succeeded almost every time.”)
  • 2020/09/19/donors inundate ActBlue  + (“As the political reality of Ginsburg’s pa“As the political reality of Ginsburg’s passing sank in, the ticker that keeps track of donations soared on ActBlue, the non-profit operation that provides a tool for left-leaning activists to raise money for political candidates and issues. About $100,000 in donations came each minute.”n donations came each minute.”)
  • 2007/04/Impacts of Four Abstinence Education Programs  + (“Based on follow-up data collected from yo“Based on follow-up data collected from youth four to six years after study enrollment, the report presents the estimated [[abstinence-based education|program]] impacts on youth behavior, including [[sexual abstinence]], risks of pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and other related outcomes.”, and other related outcomes.”)
  • 2010-05-20 Money, not millennials, hurting cities  + (“But you know what really kills a city? Ke“But you know what really kills a city? Keeping people out. Making it prohibitively expensive by demanding it look or feel a certain way. A city cannot be planned all at once or dropped from the sky. A city is the accumulation of years and years of small changes made by many, many people of all kinds, creating a unique, irreplaceable product.”nique, irreplaceable product.”)
  • 2012/04/19/CEO pay is 380 times average worker's  + (“Chief executives at some of the nation's “Chief executives at some of the nation's largest companies earned an average of $12.9 million in total pay last year -- 380 times more than a typical American worker, according to the AFL-CIO. [..] Average CEO pay rose 14% compared to 2010, when they earned $11.4 million on average, according to the union group.”according to the union group.”)
  • 2008-01-08 Prodigal Son Frank Schaeffer Roasts Religious Right  + (“Consider [[Frank Schaeffer]]. “Consider [[Frank Schaeffer]]. The name may not be familiar to you, but Schaeffer’s father, theologian and Presbyterian pastor [[Francis Schaeffer]], was pivotal in the creation of the [[Religious Right]]. .. Frank Schaeffer shared his father’s opinions and, as an adult, worked alongside him. He had an insider’s view of the rise of the Religious Right. Father and son were there at the movement’s birth and worked with some of its biggest names. .. What does Frank Schaeffer think about the Religious Right these days? Let’s just say he’s not a fan. He refers to [[Pat Robertson|Robertson]] as “a lunatic” and says [[James Dobson|Dobson]] is “a power-crazed political manipulator cynically abusing his followers.” He calls the late [[Jerry Falwell]] an “unreconstructed bigot.””unreconstructed bigot.””)
  • 2017/08/08/No, the Google manifesto isn't sexist or anti-diversity  + (“Despite how it's been portrayed, [[James Damore/Google's Ideological Echo Chamber|the memo]] w“Despite how it's been portrayed, [[James Damore/Google's Ideological Echo Chamber|the memo]] was fair and factually accurate. Scientific studies have confirmed sex differences in the brain that lead to differences in our interests and behaviour.” our interests and behaviour.”)
  • 2009-06-10 The Health Insurance Mafia Deserves a Good Screwing  + (“Even calling it "insurance" is a sick joke. Insurance implies a guarantee, and no matter what we pay, there are never any guarantees.”)
  • 2015/01/26/Islamic Terrorism - The Taboo Topic  + (“Every time [[Islam/terrorism|Islamic terrorism]] i“Every time [[Islam/terrorism|Islamic terrorism]] is discussed, those who bring up the "[[Christianity/violence/by|Christian terrorism]]" of the [[Ku Klux Klan]] or [[anti-abortion]] violence simply block free speech, as if deliberately trying to scramble the main topic. They seem to be saying, "Whether the [[Islamic State]] is Islamic or not is irrelevant; there are Christian terrorists as well, so do not talk about Islamic terrorists."”lk about Islamic terrorists."”)
  • 2007-04-13 ACLU Calls on Congress to Stop Funding Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Programs  + (“Findings indicate that youth in the progr“Findings indicate that youth in the program group were no more likely than control group youth to have abstained from sex and, among those who reported having had sex, they had similar numbers of sexual partners and had initiated sex at the same mean age.”ted sex at the same mean age.”)
  • 2011/02/03/Building a Better America  + (“First, respondents dramatically underesti“First, respondents dramatically underestimated the current level of [[economic disparity/US|wealth inequality]]. Second, respondents constructed ideal wealth distributions that were far more equitable than even their erroneously low estimates of the actual distribution. Most important from a policy perspective, we observed a surprising level of consensus: All demographic groups – even those not usually associated with [[wealth redistribution]] such as [[US Republican Party|Republicans]] and the wealthy – desired a more equal distribution of wealth than the status quo.”n the status quo.”)
  • 2017/09/04/The Purge Of Transgender People From American Life Has Begun  + (“Five members of [[Donald Trump|Trump]]'s“Five members of [[Donald Trump|Trump]]'s [[evangelical]] executive advisory board, including the founder of the [[FRC|Family Research Council]] [[James Dobson]], [ signed the Nashville Statement]. The Nashville statement dictated that [[transgender]] people should not be tolerated in society, and that anyone who tolerates them is not a [[Christian]].”Christian]].”)
  • 2008-10-01 Clinton says Deregulation Not to Blame for Crisis  + (“Former President [[Bill Clinton]] s“Former President [[Bill Clinton]] says [[deregulation of financial institutions]] is not to blame for the mortgage market mess. ...these facts will likely come as news to many ... who are promoting the idea that [[financial deregulation|deregulation]] is to blame for the [[2008 mortgage crisis|mortgage market meltdown]].”2008 mortgage crisis|mortgage market meltdown]].”)
  • 2006-11-05 Time bobbles the God and science debate  + (“Gah, what ''crap''. [[Revelation]] i“Gah, what ''crap''. [[Revelation]] is irrational and unreasonable. You can't do [[science]], collect data, and then decide, "Well, [[God]] has revealed to me that the correct answer is 2 grams heavier". .. That's precisely what [[Francis Collins|Collins]] wants to do, and he admits it: he wants to add in [[anti-scientific]] beliefs and pretend he is still talking about science.” still talking about science.”)
  • 2020/10/14/The Curse of Monster Island  + (“Gather round friends, I want to tell you “Gather round friends, I want to tell you a true horror story. I can’t promise a twist ending; the monster is still going to turn out to be humans with funny hats on. What I can promise is a direct connection to a recent high-profile act of violence, and an increased anxiety about unregulated internet speech.y about unregulated internet speech.)
  • 2017/08/06/What differentiates a good engineer from a clueless ignoramus  + (“Have you read the [[James Damore/Google's Ideological Echo Chamber|manifesto published internally at Google]] t“Have you read the [[James Damore/Google's Ideological Echo Chamber|manifesto published internally at Google]] that has thrown many people into a tizzy? It’s amazingly stupid. Yet another blinkered male engineer babbling about his biases as if they are factual.”iases as if they are factual.”)
  • 2020/09/20/Pelosi won't rule out using impeachment as option to stop Trump Supreme Court pick  + (“House Speaker [[Nancy Pelosi]] o“House Speaker [[Nancy Pelosi]] on Sunday would not rule out impeachment as an option to stop President Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court pick from being [[Ruth Bader Ginsburg/replacement|confirmed to the bench]], saying [[US/Democratic Party|Democrats]] will "use every arrow in our quiver” to block the eventual nominee.”o block the eventual nominee.”)
  • 2009-05-31 Why do people persist in voting Republican  + (“I happened to read University of Virginia“I happened to read University of Virginia Psychologist [[Jonathan Haidt]]'s [[2008-09-09 What Makes People Vote Republican|thoughtful essay]] on what makes people vote [[US Republican Party|Republican]] ... Read the whole thing. You might even conclude, as I suspect Haidt does, that Republican voters tend to be more nuanced and sophisticated than Democratic voters.”cated than Democratic voters.”)
  • 2017/08/10/James Damore's shoddy defense  + (“I keep getting told that [[James Damore]] l“I keep getting told that [[James Damore]] loves diversity. It’s the first thing he says in [[James Damore/Google's Ideological Echo Chamber|his manifesto]]. [...] Simply put, [ Damore's conclusions are not backed up] by the [[scientific consensus]].”ientific consensus]].”)
  • 2007-04-20 Why, what a vile little man  + (“I speak of [[Dinesh D'Souza]], who seems to have noticed that his creepy and dishonest tirade against [[atheist]]s won him some attention, so now he has upped the ante, and gotten even creepier and more dishonest.”)
  • 2011/07/20/1422/link  + (“I wasn't sure what the answer to that question might be, so I interviewed seven female hackerspace members ... to get their take on what it's like.”)
  • 2015/06/22/Gaslighting Is a Common Victim-Blaming Abuse Tactic  + (“If something happened that upset me, hurt me, or angered me, my reaction was often met with some variation of "That didn't happen! I never said that! You're overreacting!"”)
  • 2020/09/23/The Election That Could Break America  + (“If the vote is close, Donald Trump could easily throw the election into chaos and subvert the result. Who will stop him?”)
  • 2009-07-18 Amazon Erases Orwell Books From Kindle  + (“In a move that angered customers and gene“In a move that angered customers and generated waves of online pique, [[|Amazon]] remotely deleted some digital editions of [''[[Animal Farm]]'' and ''[[1984 (novel)|1984]]''] from the [[Amazon Kindle|Kindle]] devices of readers who had bought them.” readers who had bought them.”)
  • 2017/08/31/White Supremacist Preacher Promises Bloodshed  + (“In a video, [[Allen Wesley Pucket|Pucket]] a“In a video, [[Allen Wesley Pucket|Pucket]] also said that “God’s going to wipe them out one day anyway,” referring to anti-racist and [[antifa|anti-fascist]] counter-protesters who have marched against white supremacist groups in recent months. He also professed a belief that those who organize such rallies shouldn’t cancel them for fear of violent retaliation, but should be "patriots" willing to "fight" in the streets for their white supremacist beliefs.”ir white supremacist beliefs.”)
  • 2017/08/13/Damore's Claim There Are Population-Level Differences Between the Genders Is Not The Central Problem With His Manifesto  + (“In response to [[James Damore/Google's Ideological Echo Chamber|the Damore manifesto]], “In response to [[James Damore/Google's Ideological Echo Chamber|the Damore manifesto]], "[[Heterodox Academy]]", a group that includes multiple political points of view, [ posted] that the scientific evidence is strong that there are population-level differences between the genders. However, the bare assertion that there are population-level differences between the genders is not the central problem with Damore's manifesto.”blem with Damore's manifesto.”)
  • 2012/11/20/Wealth Inequality in America  + (“Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is.”)
  • 2010-05-17 Protesters Take Over Banks, K St.  + (“It didn't take long for the handful of ir“It didn't take long for the handful of irritated [[Bank of America]] employees to abandon their desks and make for the doors. Their office, a small Bank of America branch on Massachusetts Avenue, had been more or less taken over by a boisterous rally of 75 or so protesters from the [[Service Employees International Union]] (SEIU), the organizer behind two days' worth of [[Wall Street]]-themed protests in or near Washington.”otests in or near Washington.”)
  • 2011/10/03/How Unequal We Are  + (“It may shock you exactly how wealthy this top 1 percent of Americans is. ThinkProgress has assembled five facts about this class of super-rich Americans...”)
  • 2019/10/28/Jeremy Bertino, Proud Boy in Charlotte, North Carolina  + (“Jeremy Bertino, of [[US/NC/Locust|Locust]], [[US/NC|North Carolina]], was exposed as a [[Proud Boy]] this week after rallying in [[US/NC/Pittsboro|Pittsboro]], North Carolina.”)
  • 2020/09/18/Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies At 87  + (“Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural and feminist icon, died Friday. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas.”)
  • 2020/02/18/Richard Dawkins Claims Eugenics Works  + (“Last week, Britain discovered that they h“Last week, Britain discovered that they had a eugenicist advising the prime minister, and that caused a polite bit of upset for almost everyone&rdquo Among the people who were ok with it was [[Richard Dawkins]], who argued that [[eugenics]] may be morally wrong but it nonetheless works and these are [[just the facts]].just the facts]].)