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Leon Marlensky (an alias for a fellow academic who wishes to remain anonymous) elaborates more on his disgust over, as he sees it, the betrayal of progressivism as revealed via the coverage of the Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner issue. To Those of You Who Claim to be Progressive: No event in the pop culture more attests to the right-wing’s hold over it than the celebration visited upon the Bruce/Caitlyn ...
"Leon Marlensky" is an alias that a fellow academic insists upon using in order to protect his identity. "Leon" insists that he is the last of the true leftists, that "the right," as he calls it, has won. The coverage of the Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner and Rachel Dolezal events proves this, Leon argues. This makes for an interesting read, for Leon Marlensky is nothing if not consistent--at least most ...
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The positive power of "Yes." I just finished reading Beautifully Flawed: Finding Your Radiance in the Imperfections of Your Life , the excellent, courageous and inspiring autobiography busy actress Shari Rigby wrote with TV writer Claire Yorita Lee (whose work includes scripts for NBC's Medium and PBS' Independent ...
"Live a life worthy of the Lord and . . . please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power." (Colossians 1:11) It's difficult to take a breath or two without being assailed by some great politically religious name, purporting to speak for God and the rest of us, who announces that America -- because of our extreme sta ...
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The beauty of imperfection. Shari Rigby began her career as a successful model and is now a sort-after actress whose roles include parts in such quality faith-themed movies as 2013's Not Today (about human trafficking) and October Baby (about abortion survivors ). CNN named the latter film, a surprise hit, on ...
In what follows, all-around bright guy, Myron Pauli, weighs in on the brouhaha surrounding Rudy Giuliani's judgment that President Obama doesn't "love America." Dr. Pauli provides some real food for thought. If he's right--and, tragically, it's tough to show that he isn't--than America's problems are much, much larger than this president. In scientific research and on Jeopardy , it is ess ...
I am mad. No, that doesn’t begin to describe it. I am pissed. I am angry. I am irate. I am incensed. I am enraged. I am livid. I am FURIOUS. “All men are created equal,” states the Declaration of Independence. From the very beginning, women were denied equality in this country. It has taken over two centuries for women to win the right to vote, to have alleged protection under the law, to earn 7 ...
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKHj7Jwt4MI The Church in the world. While the Catholic Church is no stranger to news headlines (for both good and not-so-good reasons), little is known by the general public about its full-throttle engagement with the United Nations on issues related to such matters refugees, religious f ...
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