Dismissive Language and Feminism: “That Girl”

One of the issues we face when we are both feminist and vocal is being labeled as “that girl.” That girl who won’t shut up, that girl who complains about everything, that girl Read More Dismissive Language and Feminism: “That Girl”

True North: The Political Compass and You

The recent Republican and Tea Party debates mean only one thing: the Presidential campaign is in full swing far earlier than anyone could possibly want. Over the next (long, long) fifteen months, I am sure that annoying people on the internet and supposed professionals alike will be throwing out words like “socialist,” “libertarian,” and “fascist” without any regard for what they truly mean. What can you do about it? You can’t stop them, but you can arm yourself with information. A great way to get an easy to understand overview of ideologies without leaving the comfort of the internet is the Political Compass. The site offers analysis and references along with a quick quiz to help you place yourself on the political spectrum. Read More True North: The Political Compass and You