The Empowerment of Britney Spears

Why Britney’s court testimony in July was her true moment of empowerment

“I’ve really come to hate the term ‘empowerment,’ said my friend F., who works in the nonprofit sector. “It’s treated like empowerment is a trend, and gets thrown around promising change, without ever empowering anyone at all.”

We were talking about economic empowerment, but the frustration that the term has…