Stumbling Toward Enlightenment

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09/01/2016
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Remember the Ladies: Simone de Beauvoir

De Beauvoir wrote novels, essays, biographies, autobiography and monographs on philosophy, politics and social issues. She is known for her 1949 treatise The Second Sex, a detailed analysis of women’s oppression and a foundational tract of contemporary feminism; and for her novels, including She Came to Stay and The Mandarins. She is also known for her open relationship with French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre. Continue reading

27/12/2013
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50 Is the New 65: Older Americans Are Getting Booted from Their Jobs—and Denied New Opportunities

In the end, we want an economy that allows everyone to work who is able to do so, and provides a robust social safety net for those who can’t. Our current system is unsustainable, and age discrimination, which strikes even those who are still in their prime, is quickly becoming an economic, social and public health disaster for the 21st century. Continue reading

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