Day: May 17, 2013

A Classic Text on Gender–And It’s All Wrong

A few months ago, a post with a shocking claim about misogyny in America began to circulate on Tumblr, the social media site popular with older teens and young adults.  It featured a scanned book page section stating that, according to “recent survey data,” when junior high school students in the Midwest were asked what […]

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With Massad, Columbia Gets What It Deserves

Columbia professor Joseph Massad has made the news yet again. Small wonder: his recent essay in al Jazeera, entitled “The Last of the Semites,” linked Zionism to Nazism and claimed that all of the good, anti-Zionist Jews perished in the Holocaust,  Bloomberg columnist Jeffrey Goldberg congratulated al Jazeera for having “posted one of the most anti-Jewish screeds in recent […]

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