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“Men learned to fight like they learned to breathe, without even thinking. They fought dogs, they fought cocks. They fought tiny delicate birds that fit in a human hand and lived in a human coat pocket, and they bet on the results. They fought wars for decades until no one…

A farmer protest in the Indian state of Haryana, on the border of Delhi, December 2020 (Image: Partha Sarkar/Xinhua via Getty Images/ Vox)

The battle lines we have drawn over the past decade mean that Prime Minister Narendra Modi backing down on ambitious farm reforms is painted as a victory for democracy and the Indian farmer. Nothing could be further from the truth. True, as with many other Modi government policies, the farm…

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One person, one vote is a basic foundation of modern democracy. Elections are the ultimate expression of that democratic right. But the voting patterns of pensioners and young people represent a weakness with the democratic system. Politically, the young and old want very different things, yet pensioners have a significant…

A New CCC: Combating the Climate Crisis

President Biden, among many others, has proposed a Civilian Climate Corps. This is a necessary step if we are to live up to our commitments. Earth is not running out of time, our civilization is. Never before has the human species faced such…

FDA Expand Booster Eligibility, Pfizer Seeks Emergency Approval of COVID-19 Antiviral Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week expanded the eligibility criteria to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot.

The agency has now authorized a single booster dose for all individuals 18 years of age and older who have been fully vaccinated previously with any FDA-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine.


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The German version of “Gender Trouble” by Judith Butler was first published in 1991, which found its way into German gender studies and fundamentally shaped it. In this criticism, tendencies in society will be analyzed.

The break with classical feminism

When “Gender Trouble” came in 1990 in the American bookstores, many feminists perceived Butler’s deconstructivist…

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