Since the #MeToo phenomenon hit, I have started asking my female friends directly about their everyday experiences with men. For example, what proportion of men that they “meet” on a dating app send utterly inappropriate communications, and how often in everyday life does a guy disrespect them in a way that’s overtly or implicitly sexual? […]
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(or Why the so-called “Perfect” Is So Often the Enemy of the Good) Margaret Thatcher once said that “politics at its purest is philosophy in action”. As someone who gave her name to a political age that represented a very clear break from what came before and fundamentally changed a nation – according to […]
They say you always remember your first time. The first time I was sexually assaulted, I was sixteen years old. I had not long started a job working as a kitchen porter at a third-rate pub-restaurant and had been moved from the kitchen to the restaurant floor to wait tables, in which role I had […]
NOTE from the author: In response to the recent tragedy in Virginia, I posted the following simple sentiment on social media: For months, I’ve been watching in horror as authoritarians call people who disagree with them Nazis and advocate or at least threaten violence against them . Now, America openly has Nazis who not only […]
To a first approximation, American political history before the 18th century is British political history. As most American schoolchildren know, in the 17th century, John Locke crystallized the idea that human law should reflect Natural Law, but the idea that Law must serve the well-being of the people on whom it is imposed goes back […]