Month: November 2011

November 17, 2011 Michael Kaufman No comments exist

The Occupy movement has been an amazing success. It started a broad public discussion on social inequality. On who controls our economies and governments. On who controls our public spaces. It quickly spread around the world. Right now, though, it risks getting trapped in its single tactic. And, ironically, it risks getting trapped in fetishizing…

November 11, 2011 Michael Kaufman No comments exist

You might be surprised, but I’ve been inspired by Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain. Surprised because, after all, his combination of right wing politics, stubborn anti-intellectualism, and an apparently superficial relationship with economic reality might lead you to think he’s not my cup of tea. But, I’ve been inspired by his ability to reduce complex…

November 5, 2011 Michael Kaufman 2 comments

From time to time, I invite colleagues to write a guest blog. Jorgen Lorentzen and Oystein Holter are both prominent in Norway as profeminist men working to promote gender equality and end all forms of violence against women. All opinions are those of the authors. In Norway, Gender Equality Does Extend to the Bedroom by…