Daily Archives: April 2, 2009

Motherhood and multitasking. Could mothers smoke on US magazine covers?

What our censorious culture is keeping from us. Deconstruction of an editorial in April’s French Vogue. From Jezebel.com: … It’s a cigarette-fueled, pregnancy-padded, bottle-fed primer in that which cannot be done in Vogue‘s American pendant. … Smoking is one of … Continue reading

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Caving to the fears: schools cancel Bill Ayers visits

A Naperville, Illinois, school has canceled a speech by Bill Ayers, a professor of education, because of objections to his association with the Weather Underground 30 years ago. Ayers was scheduled to talk about his field, urban education, to a … Continue reading

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