At Swarthmore College, so-called “Greek Life,” the extension of high school level demands for conformity and misogyny, celebrated with drunkenness and violence, including manslaughter and rape, will come to an end. Good riddance.
Zipporah Osei, “After Protests, Swarthmore Will End All Greek Life on Campus,” Chronicle of Higher Education, May 10, 2019, https://www.chronicle.com/article/After-Protests-Swarthmore/246279
Yet again, the self-proclaimed master negotiator (“trade wars are easy to win”) demonstrates his incompetence. But the Chinese haven’t been doing much better.
Thomas Heath, “U.S. stocks suffer big across-the-board losses as trade war escalates,” Washington Post, May 13, 2019, https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/05/13/dow-plunges-points-market-open-investors-fear-escalating-trade-war-threatens-economy/
Joe McDonald, “China announces tariff hikes on $60 billion in US goods in retaliation for Trump penalties,” Boston Globe, May 13, 2019, https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2019/05/13/companies-bracing-for-china-retaliation-tariffs-dispute/uNsoHVoEHyqa2FHtNpVxHI/story.html
Akane Otani, “Stocks Post Their Worst Day in Months on Trade Anxiety,” Wall Street Journal, May 13, 2019, https://www.wsj.com/articles/global-stocks-stumble-on-renewed-trade-anxiety-11557734434
Lingling Wei et al., “Frustration, Miscalculation: Inside the U.S.-China Trade Impasse,” Wall Street Journal, May 13, 2019, https://www.wsj.com/articles/frustration-miscalculation-inside-the-u-s-china-trade-impasse-11557692301
James Marson and Thomas Grove, “Moscow’s reputation for subterfuge surfaces in waters off Norway,” Wall Street Journal, May 11, 2019, https://www.wsj.com/articles/is-that-whale-a-russian-agent-the-beluga-wont-tell-11557576036
Dominic Chopping and Jason Douglas, “Sweden Reopens Julian Assange Rape Investigation,” Wall Street Journal, May 13, 2019, https://www.wsj.com/articles/sweden-reopens-julian-assange-rape-investigation-11557739279
Terry Bookman, “Reveal Parties: What Do They Really Reveal?” Tikkun, May 10, 2019, https://www.tikkun.org/reveal-parties-what-do-they-really-reveal
Clairton turns out not to be very far from where I live—I drove through it a couple times yesterday. It was a rainy day, so the smell of sulfur dioxide wasn’t strong, but it was present.
Jessi Quinn Alperin, “Clairton, PA, wants to be clear: Residents demand accountability from U.S. Steel,” Environmental Health News, May 13, 2019, https://www.ehn.org/clairton-coke-works-air-pollution-2636784943.html
Donald Trump is surely jealous.
Raoul Wootliff, “Netanyahu said to plan bill to override High Court, safeguard his immunity,” Times of Israel, May 13, 2019, https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-said-to-plan-bill-to-override-high-court-safeguard-his-immunity/
- C. J. Pascoe, Dude, You’re a Fag: Masculinity and Sexuality in High School (Berkeley: University of California, 2007).↩
- Zipporah Osei, “After Protests, Swarthmore Will End All Greek Life on Campus,” Chronicle of Higher Education, May 10, 2019, https://www.chronicle.com/article/After-Protests-Swarthmore/246279↩
- Lingling Wei et al., “Frustration, Miscalculation: Inside the U.S.-China Trade Impasse,” Wall Street Journal, May 13, 2019, https://www.wsj.com/articles/frustration-miscalculation-inside-the-u-s-china-trade-impasse-11557692301↩