Category Archives: economy

Glenn Grothman: Still Biggest Asshole On the Planet

Regular readers may recall Glenn Grothman, the Wisconsin state senator awarded the position of the biggest asshole on the entire fucking planet. Well, he won’t let this status disappear! In fact, last month, he made a strong play to keep … Continue reading

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I Thought I’d Try The Swim Part: The Man Camps of North Dakota

Noah wrote about the “man camps” of North Dakota for the Good Men Project, but I decided I would talk about it as well, because it’s interesting. The quote that struck me the most within the NYT article was the … Continue reading

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Intersectionality and Men of Color

Quote from a very interesting article linked in an Open Thread (hat tip to Matthew Swank): I also said that [the documentary] marginalizes MOC because for example, the women make 70-something cents per dollar thing (that white feminists *always* use) is … Continue reading

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Senator Glenn Grothman Is The Biggest Asshole On The Planet

(Hat tip to Monkey.) Rush Limbaugh, it’s time to retire. Rick Santorum, hang up your sweatervest. Thor, return home to Asgard. The come-from-behind dark-horse victor Senator Glenn Grothman has achieved the coveted trophy Biggest Douchebag on the Entire Planet. No, … Continue reading

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Male Employment Hits Historic Lows

(Via Occupy Wall Street.) According to the Federal Reserve’s economic data, the rate of employment of men has hit historic lows— in fact, it’s at the lowest rate in more than sixty years. And women aren’t doing so well either. … Continue reading

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Mythological Monsters: The Success Myth In Action

Various people on the internet are harrumphing about this study from the University of St. Gallen, which tested the behaviors and psyches of professional stock traders, and compared them with a comparable group of actual psychopaths. The stockbrokers proved to … Continue reading

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I’ll Show Them All

In fiction, one often runs across villains who want to literally end the world. Destroy all humanity, wipe everything out, bam. No more people, no more civilization. As a boy, I didn’t really understand this impulse; I mean, what’s to … Continue reading

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You Keep Using That Word… I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means

Pardon my language, but Jesus H. ass-blasting Christ buggering Buddha in the cheap seats at Wimbledon. This is the cover of the latest issue of New York magazine: Yes, that says “The Emasculation of Wall Street”. WHY does it say … Continue reading

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Kay Hymowitz: Terrible Person or Worst Person?

Explaining what’s wrong with articles by Kay “guys should man up” Hymowitz is kind of like shooting fish in a barrel entirely full of salted herring. Nevertheless, I am in a ranty mood, so.

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Are Men More Likely To Be Homeless?

It’s a common claim among masculist and men’s rights circles that men are more likely to be homeless than women are; it’s a common counter-claim that most of the studies are done on single homeless people, and homeless women are … Continue reading

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