Filtered By - Feminism

  • National Post The end of the gender wars Wednesday December 30th, 2009
    The notion that female victimhood is more tragic than male victimhood has long been widely accepted. But those days are over Christinne Muschi, Reuters Something odd occurred in the two days following the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre earlier this month. Commentaries by both Margaret Wente of The Globe and Mail and Jonathan Kay of the Post were sharply critica...
  • National Post Burka Barbie Wednesday December 2nd, 2009
    In the process of conveying a general idea or a cue to an emotional response, we often seek instinctive recourse in a linguistic device called antonomasia. We'll substitute an antonomastic placeholder like "Solomon" for a wise person or "Hitler" for an evil one, "Pearl Harbor" for an ineluctable casus belli, and so forth. The words "Barbie dol...
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