Mwiine Amon (Makere): Understanding Gender Mainstreaming. Rachel Camp (Georgetown): Coercing Pregnancy. Gina Masullo Chen (Southern Mississippi): Don't Call Me That: A Techno-Feminist Critique of the Term Mommy Blogger. Lua K. Yuille (Kansas): Sex in the Sexy Workplace. Liesl Gambold (Dalhousie): Retirement Abroad as Women’s Aging Strategy. Dzung Kieu Nguyen (SUNY-Albany): Postpatriarchy. A student’s request to be excused from course work on religious grounds so he would not have to interact with female peers has opened a fractious debate over how institutions navigate between competing human rights. Are there universal human rights or not?: Rayyan Al-Shawaf reviews Do Muslim Women Need Saving? by Lila Abu-Lughod. The introduction to Gender and Pop Culture by Patricia Leavy and Adrienne Trier-Bieniek. Ann Friedman on the problem with Sheryl Sandberg’s “Ban Bossy” campaign. Rebecca Traister on the uselessness of hating Sheryl Sandberg: Blaming the Lean In author for capitalism or competitive parenting is another way of letting the guys off the hook. Emily Matchar on the latest target of the men's rights movement: The definition of rape. The GOP’s Working Mom Schizophrenia: Republicans are slamming Wendy Davis for abandoning her kids to go to law school, even as they praise Cathy McMorris Rodgers for being a working mom in Congress. Mike Huckabee's advice for running against a woman: Treat them as “special treasure” on a “pedestal”. Mary Beard on the public voice of women. Katie Heaney on 15 books to spark your feminist awakening.
The inaugural issue of the Journal of Media Innovations is out. Richard Lavoie (Akron): Vox Clamantis in Deserto: The Role of the Individual in Forging a Strong Duty to the Tax System. Thomas J. Roulet (Oxford) and Samuel Touboul (IPAG): The Intentions with which the Road is Paved: Attitudes to Liberalism as Determinants of Greenwashing. Seyed Ahmad Mirtaheri (FIU): The Politics of Ahmadinejad and Chavez: A Misplaced Comparison. Michael Joseph Gill and Stephanie Cerce (Lehigh): He Never Willed to Will That: The Effect of Perceived Intentionality on Blame is Eliminated When Historical Information Undermines Perceptions of the Offender's “Second-Order” Free Will. Max Kornblith (Harvard): “Argued Rather Than Asserted”: A Social Theoretical Approach to Recasting the Public Intellectual Narrative (2010). Jonathan Chait on why Paul Krugman turned against Nate Silver. The sitcom needs saving: Exciting work is niche, able to thrive only in controlled habitats like HBO, basic cable, and Thursday nights on NBC — this wasn't always so. The new age of crony capitalism: Political connections have made many people hugely rich in recent years — but crony capitalism may be waning. When academia and Tumblr combine: Lisa Granshaw on the fascinating new field of fanthropology. David Comfort on the publishing scene: then vs. now. Philip Durkin on the many origins of the English language. In defense of anonymous political giving: Thomas B. Edsall on the Koch brothers’ historical case for secret donations. Spencer Sunshine on the right hand of Occupy Wall Street: From libertarians to Nazis, the fact and fiction of Right-wing involvement. Slavoj Zizek, Julian Assange, and David Horowitz walk into a bar — just kidding, this is real.
Keith E. Whittington (Princeton): Originalism: A Critical Introduction. Ian C. Bartrum (UNLV): Two Dogmas of Originalism. Eric Berger (Nebraska): Originalism's Pretenses. Lawrence B. Solum (Georgetown): Originalism and the Unwritten Constitution. Thomas Colby (George Washington): Originalism and the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment. John O. McGinnis (Northwestern): Public Choice Originalism: Bork, Buchanan and the Escape from the Progressive Paradigm. Ilya Somin (George Mason): The Borkean Dilemma: Robert Bork and the Tension between Originalism and Democracy. Yvonne Tew (Columbia): Originalism at Home and Abroad. Jack M. Balkin (Yale): Why are Americans Originalist? Forget the Framers: The Supreme Court should not rely on James Madison in deciding how much power the president has to make recess appointments. Canada views its constitution as “a living tree capable of growth and expansion”; such a tree is still alive in the United States — at least for now. The preface to Historicism, Originalism and the Constitution: The Use and Abuse of the Past in American Jurisprudence by Patrick J. Charles. Whitley Kaufman reviews Originalism and the Good Constitution by John O. McGinnis and Michael B. Rappaport. Eric Posner on a simple (and serious) puzzle for originalists. Dawn Johnsen on Windsor, Shelby County, and the demise of originalism: A personal account. Joel Heller on Shelby County and the end of history. Originalism's sin: An article on Antonin Scalia and language. The Supreme Court’s staunchest conservative Antonin Scalia strikes down Chicago-style pizza, is “pizza originalist”.