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Sharing Power: Buffy, Birthdays, and Books

Yesterday Sophie Gilbert published an essay at celebrating the 18th anniversary of the first episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She describes the ways in which Buffy represented a conventional teen hero (pretty, blond, athletic), and then all the many…

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Protest: The Gift of Disruption

Protests are spreading across the country, and this, I think, is a gift. And I hope it is a very disruptive gift. Before you complain about the inconvenience of protests, remember this: protests need to be disruptive. They need not be violent, but…

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No More Of The Master’s Tools

For the second time in two weeks a grand jury voted not to indict a police officer for killing an unarmed black man. Last week it was Darren Wilson who got a pass in the killing of Mike Brown in…

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White Supremacy, Sex, and Ferguson

**UPDATE, DEC. 4, 2014: It was brought to my attention by a reader on December 3 that Frankel and Winston's post had been edited with a very different tone after I linked to it here. It is unfortunate that instead…

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