Eliana Dockterman isn't wrong about Elizabeth Holmes' privilege. I haven't seen Alex Gibney's HBO documentary yet, so I don't know if the thrust of Dockterman's brief Time review (that Gibney fails to connect the privileged dots as part of his narrative) is accurate, but I do wonder why Dockterman doesn't mention herself that Holmes' dad … Continue reading Eliana Dockterman and Katie Heaney Consider Privilege, Affection, and Elizabeth Holmes
I've had crush on Aunt Becky for like 30 years. All the jokes about waiting for her forever aside, the college admissions scandal sheds light on all manner of inequality. Just one example: This Mom Went to Prison for Enrolling her Son in a School Outside Her District Brothers and sisters, we need to move … Continue reading Educational Inequality is Everywhere You Look
...and I'm even more amazed by Brian Wilson. The fact that Pet Sounds was even made is incredible. How did Paul Dano not win a ton of awards for this movie?
My wife is easy to like. She is charming, caring, smart, funny, and works in addiction counseling, specifically on the front lines of the… Source: Forgive Us Our Debts: My Millennial Marriage in the Crucible of Helping and Hardship
Here's a new piece by Jon Marcus: How cursive, which carries social and cognitive benefits, became the latest fetish of the analogue authenticity set Source: The Return of Handwriting – Member Feature Stories – Medium I'm not the I-told-you-so type, but, I mean, I totally did: Penmanship, the Engine of Democracy!
This is from 2012: Oooopsy daisies, Mitt Romney. Poor women who stay at home to raise kids don't have the dignity of work enjoyed by rich mothers who do the same (and don't have to worry about things like where their next meal is coming from). Mitt, this is why you're the worst. You flat … Continue reading Mitt Says Poor Mothers Must Work Outside the Home for Sense of “Dignity”
Obama will close Gitmo but will hold enemy combatants indefinitely without trial on the mainland. Semantics must be justice. There are pictures of Pelosi toasting Cheney and Shepard Fairey laughing, obey, obey, obey, obey the giants and their posses. I was a kid in the 80’s.