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Perspectives

Why Do We Need Ballet to Be a Sport?

In late July, the athletic wear company Under Armour unveiled a new ad campaign featuring gorgeous badass ballerina Misty Copeland of the American Ballet Theater. The campaign, titled “I Will What I Want,” immediately became the subject of much publicity and discussion all over the Internet. Countless outlets, including¬†USA Today, announced it under the headline, […]

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Politics

On Politics, Government, and Semantics

For the average person, politics and government are pretty much synonymous. At the very least, they belong in the same breath, “politics-and-government,” two concepts that always go together and occupy the same space in your mind. For folks like me, they’re two very different things.

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Science

Global Warming, A Rant

I need to borrow you guys for a minute.¬† I am a Liberal living in a red state, and if one more of my husband’s right-wing friends posts something on Facebook about how global warming must be bogus because it’s snowing in Georgia I will hit them with a brick.