Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word
How should nigger be defined? Is it a part of the American cultural inheritance that warrants preservation? Why does nigger generate such powerful reactions? Is it a more hurtful racial epithet than insults such as kike, wop, wetback, mick ...
David Cameron branded 'ludicrous' over 'Yid' debate
Last week, the English Football Association told fans they could face prosecution if they used the word ... by Tottenham fans to suggest they have reclaimed the word "is an insult to anybody's intelligence." He added: "Tottenham fans can ...
Obama thinks the Redskins should think about changing their name. Here’s how they could do it.
The Oneida Nation is applying direct pressure to the NFL, including at an event at the Georgetown Ritz-Carlton, to change the name of the Washington pro football franchise ... our proposal on how they can do so without ruining the value of ...
Crusading Against the C Word
So why did I clam up? I’m convinced now that I wasn’t in the wrong. But I guess I just didn’t want to become known ... you people? The word truly is the lowest you can call a woman. It turns a source of sexual power into an insult.
The Problem With How We Treat Bipolar Disorder
Paradoxically, psychotropic drugs can induce anxiety, nervousness ... my children noticed that there were frightening things in our house, too. I had my first hypomanic episode. This was how my doctors confirmed that my depression wasn ...