Vive la Révolution

No one expects a revolution. Oh sure, uprisings are almost always the result of powder kegs of inequity and frustration built up over time, but no one can accurately predict the stray match which lights up the night. Who would have predicted a dearth of French cake or a shipload of too-taxed tea would be... Continue Reading →

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Dear World, Don’t Sell My Sons Short

Dear World, Do me a favor, will you? Don't sell my sons short. Let me 'splain. No, no time to 'splain, let me sum up.... You, world, you sell them short each time you assume they're going to act like Neanderthals  simply because they are in possession of testicles and a willy. You do it... Continue Reading →

Hunting and Gathering in America

Over the past few days I've watched several Trump surrogates attempt to deflect questions from women, young girls, and reporters about the recent allegations against Donald Trump. Mike Pence, when given a question asked by an eleven year-old girl who felt disheartened by Trump's language, switched to a conversation about foreign policy. Ben Carson, when... Continue Reading →

Skirting the Issue

The foreign minister in India just made headlines for a newly published list of tourism tips. They run the gamut of normalcy, common sense mingled with observance of local custom, but with an interesting caveat for female tourists. Don't wear skirts. After a string of high-profile rape cases in India against foreign women, (not to mention... Continue Reading →

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D.E. Haggerty

Writer, Blogger, Book Addict

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a performative documentary project based on letters to the editor of Ms., 1972-1980

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Seeking to read the pages of Earth's Book.

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