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We have good news for once! Conservative regressive social policies propagated during times of national crisis, like the #COVID19 pandemic, backfire and cause the electorate to turn against the governments pushing them. Maybe there is hope for the 2022 election. Maybe.
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In times of psychological distress — and boy are we all distressed — we become risk averse and start looking for safe bets. No matter how you slice it, Ol’ Handsome Joe comes up as the safest bet on the Democratic side.
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We need to develop everyday empathy with the people we encounter in our daily lives. That is to have a better understanding of their experience and our contributions to it.
This is a reblogged story of a woman’s experience working in Iraq shortly after the fall of Baghdad. It helped me understand the constant corrosive nature of sexism on women, which can easily be extended to the constant corrosive nature of racism on PoC’s.
Clinton’s book is about sexism and intimidating women. Tur’s book is about sexual assault. How many women have experienced sexual aggression? How many men have committed sexual aggression?
The only thing faster than twitter is stupid, and when the two get together, you often end up with the dangers of stupid. More mea culpa on the dangers of stupid sarcastic sexism.
Our democracy is a binary winner take all choice. You helped a candidate win by voting for her or a candidate who didn’t have a chance or you voted for the loser. You own your vote. You own her policies, laws, and governing style. #YouAreYourVote
Bill O’Reilly, Roger Ailes, sexual assault, sexual harassment. What motivates these men? How many men have assaulted women? Can any men be trusted?
What is the real threat to our nation from Trump’s candidacy? Find out how we accept events and behaviors as normal and how Trump is threatening all of our social progress of the past 60 years!
Could conservatives resent being PC because it requires them to limit their behavior and perhaps even change?
Why shouldn’t we be telling racist, xenophobic, misogynist jokes? Trump and the transphobic panic is making the USA a much more dangerous and harsher place to live. Prejudice Norm Theory explains why.