Martha Nussbaum

How should we think about sex that women passively go along with?
Like many of our colleagues in the national nonprofit and cultural communities, we at the League of American Orchestras have
My view was bolstered by the work and words of Alice Miller, the famed psychoanalyst and child advocate who died in 2010
Highly respected professors face intimidation, threats and smear campaigns for deviating from the views of the Hindu right. A cultural and religious war is raging in which Western academics are the enemy.
The reason some people are above the law is because of advice like Nussbaum's. She doubts people will stand up to power and tells survivors that seeking justice is futile. Nussbaum is wrong. Some people will stand up -- sometimes at great personal cost -- and survivors can find justice.
For one Bill Cosby, there are hundreds like him who will never be indicted. I think this way because I know it from experience. I have my own Bill Cosby tale to tell.
Jeff started by sharing an overview of a recent report from the Chronicle of Higher Education, The Value Equation, which
Have you been paying attention to the news lately? If so, I'm sure some of it has depressed you. Just as history has made us believe that the human race has made progress, reality will tell you the awful truth that we have not come that far at all.
As I was driving home, I kept hearing him say that in my head. It made me happy to think that through a simple act I had given this man rest, that for this night, our night, we both felt whole and human for encountering each other.
Three of the major factors in the basic oppression of women in the developing world are child labor, child marriage and gender-based violence. Getting girls into primary school and giving them the opportunity for secondary education are important tools for addressing these sources of vulnerability.