Archive for March 2014

T-Ball and the Political Butterfly

T-Ball and the Political Butterfly
            For those of you who’ve had a thigh-high slugger of your own charge onto an opening day baseball field, you might appreciate how “T-Ball” has become an appropriate metaphor to explain American politics, partisan economic theories and even the legalization of marijuana. Picture opening day—in your mind’s eye—the color... Read more »

The Unaddressed Cultural Hangover of Sexism and Profitability

The Unaddressed Cultural Hangover of Sexism and Profitability
By RA Monaco Are women being kept second-class citizens to maintain the profitability of capitalism and the dominant social order? Generally, these days men like Russell Brand probably don’t want to be thought of as sexists, but his response to the criticism of being a sexist may have some validity.   Unwitting men like Russell Brand—who... Read more »

Upward Middle-Class Mobility for American Women - A Myth Laid Bare

Upward Middle-Class Mobility for American Women - A Myth Laid Bare
          By RA Monaco “The economic downturn that’s stalled middle-age, middle-class women has laid bare the myth of upward mobility that drove their lives” says University of Akron, Professor Therese L Lueck in response to a suggestion that women may have the unique potential to unify those who stand in, or close to,... Read more »
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