Julia Kheiv

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Revenge porn and the morality police: stop blaming women for being alive

This patronising assumption that it’s only stupid girls who are victims of revenge porn shows a stunning lack of understanding of the issues<p>Bicycle theft is a common and intractable crime and yet I’ve never heard a police officer come out and say: “If you don’t want to have your bike stolen don’t …

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Dear Bernie Fans, a Vote for Him Is a Vote for Donald Trump

Primaries don’t elect presidents; they elect candidates who have to beat the other guys. A socialist who wants to raise taxes on everyone cannot beat …

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“Hamilton” and the Hip-Hop Case for Progressive Heroism

The Broadway musical, to the distress of those of us who think of it as America’s own fine form, the thing we made first and still, Andrew Lloyd Webber be damned, make best, isn’t really pop culture anymore. It’s always too expensive, often too Disneyfied, mostly too strangely specialized a taste. …

Rubio’s foul response to Obama’s mosque speech: Straining to find “division” in a call for unity

Marco Rubio once again denies anti-Muslim discrimination and calls Obama “divisive” for acknowledging reality<p>President Obama visited the Islamic Society of Baltimore yesterday and gave an interesting speech about Muslims in America, religious freedom, and tolerance in an age of terror-related …

Ted Cruz, human dog whistle: Evangelicals — those “courageous conservatives” — know exactly what he is talking about

Donald Trump is right: Everybody does hate Ted Cruz. Except for evangelicals. He knows just how to talk to them<p>“God bless the great state of Iowa!” the junior senator from Texas shouted into a hand-held mic at a victory rally on Monday. Ted Cruz followed that with, “Let me, first of all, say, to …

This is how solitary confinement can warp the mind

For years, activists and researchers have known that solitary confinement can destroy a person's mind, slowly stunting the growth of brain cells …

Scientists find evidence of mathematical structures in classic books

James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake has been described as many things, from a masterpiece to unreadable nonsense. But it is also, according to scientists at the Institute of Nuclear Physics in Poland, almost indistinguishable in its structure from a purely mathematical multifractal.<p>The academics put more …

Mathematics

Literally zero men showed up to work at the US Senate floor after the blizzard

Following last week’s epic blizzard across the US east coast, only a few people showed up to work on the floor of the nation’s Senate–and all of them were women.<p>“As we convene this morning, you look around the chamber, the presiding officer is female. All of our parliamentarians are female. Our …

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