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10 Everyday Sexisms and What Do You Do About Them

<i>This post is updated from an earlier version that appeared on Role Reboot.</i><p>Research shows that most people don't see sexism even when it's right in front of their noses.<p>"Women endorse sexist beliefs, at least in part, because they do not attend to subtle, aggregate forms of sexism in their personal …

He said he was leaving. She ignored him.

<i>Laura Munson is the best-selling author of</i> This Is Not The Story You Think It Is<i>, and founder of Haven Retreats.</i><p>Let's say you have what you believe …

Mind

25 Famous Quotes That Will Make You Even Prouder To Be A Feminist

"We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back."

No trigger warnings in my class: Why you won’t find them on my syllabi

Learning is about rethinking our views. Censoring my students’ education before they obtain it will do the opposite<p>Every semester on the first day of my classes, I explain to students that at some point during the semester, the material that we cover will fundamentally challenge their thinking in …

Online Learning: A Bachelor's Level Computer Science Program Curriculum (Updated)

<b>Introduction</b> <br>[<b>Update</b>: See also the follow-up post to this piece, An Intensive Bachelor's Level Computer Science Curriculum Program.]<p>A few months back …

America dumbs down: a rising tide of anti-intellectual thinking

The U.S. is being overrun by a wave of anti-science, anti-intellectual thinking. Has the most powerful nation on Earth lost its mind?<p>South Carolina’s …

Tim Hortons

Books That Predicted The Future

George Orwell's famous <i>1984</i> described an all-seeing state capable of watching our every move - of course, this would be some far-off dystopian vision …

Is Seattle's Socialist City Council Member Going to Show Us How to Ditch the Two-Party System?

Kshama Sawant is going to try, at least.<p><i>Kshama Sawant rallying her Red Army in Seattle last month. Photo via Flickr user Shannon Kringen</i><p>Good news, comrades: Socialism is in vogue again. Since the financial crisis exposed our national economy as little more than one very large shell corporation, …

Middle-class

Learn The Secret Trick To Cooking Salmon | Men's Health

The best way to cook this fish—or any thicker cut of fish, for that matter—is to give it a warm, gentle bath. That’s what Robert St. John, the chef of numerous southern restaurants, argues. First, St. John makes a simple poaching liquid flavored with white wine, vegetables, garlic, herbs, and …

The Civic Role of Higher Education

Throughout American history, colleges and universities have provided leadership on the social and political issues of the day. One criterion of the health of our democracy is the active role of higher education in civic dialogue and as a catalyst for change based on prevailing values and advances …

No, you're not entitled to your opinion

Every year, I try to do at least two things with my students at least once. First, I make a point of addressing them as “philosophers” – a bit …

Vaccination

Feeding 9 Billion

Step One: Freeze Agriculture’s Footprint<p>For most of history, whenever we’ve needed to produce more food, we’ve simply cut down forests or plowed grasslands to make more farms. We’ve already cleared an area roughly the size of South America to grow crops. To raise livestock, we’ve taken over even …

30 Things To Start Doing For Yourself. #4 Is Absolutely Vital.

Marc and Angel are the authors of <i>1000 Little Things Happy Successful People Do Differently</i>. Here’s their amazing list of <b>30 things to start doing for</b> …