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Feminism: Where it’s Going, How it Will Help and When a World of Postfeminism Is Acceptable, by Tea Wimer

Feminism: Where it’s Going, How it Will Help and When a World of Postfeminism Is Acceptable, by Tea Wimer

As Beyoncé explained in her hit single “***Flawless”, a feminist is one that “ believes in the social / Political, and economic equality of the sexes”. It would naturally make sense, then, that a postfeminist world would be one in which this social, political and economic equality is achieved. In their introduction to the anthology, “Interrogating Postfeminism”, Yvonne Tasker and Diane Negra defined postfeminism as: “Postfeminist culture works in part to incorporate assume or naturalize aspects of feminism… postfeminist culture…

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Equality and Religious Freedom, by Caleb South

Equality and Religious Freedom, by Caleb South

Religion is in the news constantly in the modern world, both for good and for ill. In the United States, the public influence of religion is attested in venues ranging from presidential debates to internet memes, and its effects include fears over terrorism and reports of prejudice as well as heartwarming stories of charity, acts of solidarity, and the enduring popularity of Pope Francis. Despite these positive aspects, the fact that religion continues to be linked to so much violence…

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Should You Be Forced to Wear a Seatbelt? : Exploring the Limits of Bodily Autonomy, by Simi Prasad

Should You Be Forced to Wear a Seatbelt? : Exploring the Limits of Bodily Autonomy, by Simi Prasad

Is the government in the position to dictate whether or not a woman should be permitted to get an abortion? Is it an infringement of autonomy for the state to prohibit the consumption of drugs, even though they have been proven harmful? Is it ethical for a corpse to abstain from donating its organs to someone in need? Should a terminally ill patient have the right to end his or her own life through euthanasia? Is it the responsibility of…

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