Monthly Archives: December 2011

CORRUPTION IN THE COUNTRY: Protests in Russia Reflect Sea Change

Since I live in a country where all that matters is the bottom line, and that’s all that does matter in Amurika, it was refreshing to learn that the protest movement in Russia, currently demonstrating against the Putin regime and … Continue reading

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SEX IN THE COUNTRY: NBA Rocked by Whistleblower Lawsuit

Is sexual harassment happening all over?  Definitely in the world of professional and college sports, and the women and the boys should be most afraid. But now it seems that if you step in to protect the women and boys, … Continue reading

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RACE IN THE COUNTRY: Black Scholarship Avoids Civil War

On NPR this morning, an African American writer, Ta-Nehisi Coates, said that blacks do not like to study the Civil War, and that in African American Studies, the Civil War is often treated more as a sideshow rather than the … Continue reading

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SEX IN THE COUNTRY: Women Turned-Off by Vaginal Births

The other night I was listening to a pregnant woman reiterate that she wanted to keep her vagina “pristine” so she had scheduled a third C-section rather than wait for the traditional contractions that signal the onset of labor.  In … Continue reading

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