Clarissa's Blog

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An academic's opinions on feminism, politics, literature, philosophy, teaching, academia, and a lot more.

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We now have free HBO. It’s actually cheaper to have it than not. So here is a question. Should we watch Game of Thrones? Or should I watch it alone because N is sensitive? Or should neither one of us watch because it’s fantasy and we both...

Tucker Carlson is absolutely right when he says there is absolutely no other reason to object to the Canadian-style immigration system than a desire to have a permanent supply of cheap, obedient, voiceless slaves. The progressives’ rage against...

Material Reality

on May 18, 2019

Natasha Chart of the Women’s Liberation Front on the ridiculously titled “Equality Act”: “Having a law that demands belief in something that is not true creates a lot of problems. You can’t have a law that denies materia...

Good Mayors

on May 18, 2019

Is there a history of any liberal mayors being any good? It’s not a rhetorical question. DeBlasio is horrible, Rahm is horrible, Buttigieg seems to be a failure as a mayor. Historically, we had Dinkins, Kirkpatrick, Coleman Young. All horrible.


on May 18, 2019

The National Review has the integrity to observe that Trump’s immigration proposal mimicks the system already existing in Canada. Everybody else is still wailing to the sky about how hooooorrible and inhuman the proposal is.

So What?

on May 17, 2019

Let’s say it’s true people experience the kind of adversity that prevents them from having college-ready vocabulary and math skills. Let’s say the SATs are easier to pass for those who can pay for tutors. There’s no evidence t...

Cool Capitalism

on May 17, 2019

Here is a perfect illustration to Jim McGuigan’s point about neoliberalism coopting and monetizing dissent: People are trained, like Pavlov’s doggies, to experience an immediate rush of gratifying emotions when they see the words “w...