Justice As An Imaginative Act

I was recently reading a counterstorytelling post about “sex-positivity” as only being positive for white, middle class, heterosexual women.   http://counterstorytelling.tumblr.com/post/41102914582/sex-positivity-isnt-so-positive   It makes the familiar argument that sex positivity is only liberating for a small group of women for whom the idea of virginal purity was oppressive and limiting. For women and queer people … Continue reading Justice As An Imaginative Act

The Depressing Pursuit Of Happiness By The Petty Bourgeois

So, I've just finished reading Karl Taro Greenfield's Book "Triburbia." Its about being a middle aged artist turned businessman in Tribeca New York.  The main characters have made it by most American's standards yet feel relatively impoverished by their wealthier banker neighbors. These men all have beautiful wives and successful careers, children who love them … Continue reading The Depressing Pursuit Of Happiness By The Petty Bourgeois