Commentary

The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The Berlin Wall. The U.S.-Mexico border. The thick layer of insect repellent that lines the…

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Misogyny in the Friend Zone

It’s easy to be a feminist on paper, yet the day-to-day actions of many well-meaning men contradict their feminist principles and point to an underlying misogyny. One of the sources of this unconscious misogyny is the infamous “friend zone” and the reaction it sparks in some…

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Regret

“‘I accept the universe’, exclaimed Margaret Fuller, a New England transcendentalist but me, myself and I had never accepted the universe. Never had I ever experienced a brimming satisfaction about my affairs; a way of life is always flawed, a goal always slight, a success always amiss, a love always…

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Food for Fuel

The worst drought in half a century has led to falling corn and wheat production in the U.S. and Russia, causing seismic waves in an intricate supply chain ranging from livestock feed to biofuel. Without an end to declining production levels, supply shocks and their inflationary effects on corn…

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