What does a feminist government look like?

What does a feminist government look like?

To answer this question, we need look no further than Sweden: Terrifying, eh? Twelve women, ten men. How does Sweden describe its government? ‘Sweden has the first feminist government in the world.’ Radical! What does this mean, Sweden? ‘This means...

How Donald Trump Made Me Into A Feminist

Like many men my age (I was born in 1970), even though I grew up with feminism, I’ve struggled to understand how it affects me and what role I am expected to play in it. I won’t get into all the details of this struggle. The truth is that it was often a...
Throwback: the most original present ever.

Throwback: the most original present ever.

In April of 2001, I made a trip to the HarperCollins warehouse in Scranton, PA. I was in the midst of a book tour, and since I was in the neighborhood, someone from the warehouse called and asked me if I would come by and say hello. I was to shake a few hands and sign...
The amazing Beth Hart

The amazing Beth Hart

Recently, lost in the wasteland of Facebook, I came across an ad that invited me to view a performance by a singer named Beth Hart at the Kennedy Center in 2012, part of a tribute to blues musician Buddy Guy. I had never heard of Beth Hart. It turns out we have at...
The gift of meditation

The gift of meditation

Almost thirty years ago, when I was a teenager, a friend gave me a meditation bench. It was collapsible, made of soft pine, and stained chestnut. It probably cost less than five bucks to make, but it’s turned out to be one of the most valuable things I’ve...
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