The New White Man's Burden
In 1899, Rudyard Kipling wrote his famous poem, "The White Man's Burden: The United States and the Philippine Islands". The poem was a call to American imperialism and became one of the many moral justifications for the West to exploit the rest of the world. After all, someone ...read more
Can and Should an Alleged Columbia University Rapist Ever Be Believed?
Am I a rapist? At first blush it's an absurd question to ask. I've never sexually forced myself on anyone; on the contrary, I've always believed that if a woman isn't interested in me, what joy would I possibly get out of trying to compel her to be? I was always more into being ...read more