In conjunction with Social Justice Week at Kenyon, the Kenyon Observer will be running a series of posts on the topic throughout the week. We will feature posts from contributors tackling the issue from different angles. Start thinking about what social justice means to you, and keep an eye out for what it means to
The A.V. is TKO’s occasional foray into politics via multimedia. You didn’t realize about the other life that we can give you We’ll open up your eyes and make you see the light that’s all around you We’ll help you work it out and then you’ll never doubt Our intuition, our vision, our decision, our
Social engineering and economic tomfoolery are on display more prominently than usual in the United Kingdom amid calls for minimum prices on alcohol. “‘When beer is cheaper than water,” sermonized nanny David explained Prime Minister David Cameron, “it’s just too easy for people to get drunk on cheap alcohol at home before they even set
I agree with Matt Hershey that both Bill Maher’s and Rush Limbaugh’s comments were repulsive, misogynistic and offensive. There are many things I disagree on with Sarah Palin—pretty much everything, actually—but to call her a “c–t” is not just calling her any other rude word. It’s an attack based solely on gender, which is unacceptable.
A troubling month-old incident in Florida is only now gaining national attention. On February 26th, a 17-year-old African-American boy named Trayvon Martin was shot in the Sanford, Florida gated community where his father lived. He was returning to his father’s house from a nearby convenience store, where he bought a pack of Skittles for his
Today at the New Republic, Jonathan Cohn analyzes the latest iteration of Rep. Paul Ryan’s federal budget overhaul (which our very own Jon Green parsed yesterday). Under the humble title of “The Stunning Immorality of Paul Ryan’s Budget,” Cohn argues that Ryan’s plan would “take health insurance away from tens of millions of people, while effectively