The Dark Roots of American Optimism

by Barbara Ehrenreich From Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America (Picador, 2009) Click for PDF Why did Americans, in such large numbers, adopt this uniquely sunny, self-gratifying view of the world? To some, the[…]

FTM Transsexualism and Grief

By Sheila Jeffreys In Rain and Thunder Summer Solstice 2002 In “Pornography and Grief” Andrea Dworkin writes very powerfully about the impact upon her of having to look at so much pornography in order to[…]