Month: January 2009

January 28, 2009 Michael Kaufman 1 comment

On campuses throughout North America, there are groups of male students who are speaking out against dating violence and in support of gender equality.  It’s not always an easy job.  For one thing, they up against a ton of fear.  Of what?  Fear among most guys of not being one of the guys. They also face a…

January 1, 2009 Michael Kaufman 1 comment

Once again, at the beginning of a new year, we are treated to variations of the familiar newspaper cartoon:  Father Time is rumpled and wrinkled, emaciated and exhausted from his year on planet earth.  We know he’s been done in not by a natural process of aging, but by the human processes of our age. …