Monthly Archives: March 2012

Introverts make noise: how to find our place in a world built for extroverts

Suddenly it’s ok be an introvert.  This is welcome news; American culture has not always been so tolerant. Preferring quiet reflection to social banter has, for decades, been seen as personal eccentricity, if not a sign of social anxiety or … Continue reading

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Finding our voices: the sharing of anger, when Limbaugh calls one of us a slut

Politics inspires a lot of quiet private anger. But this week, a tipping point was reached when Rush Limbaugh, conservative radio ideologue known for vitriol, suddenly awakened public outrage, by calling an articulate, thinking young woman, testifying before Congress, a slut. Words have consequences. Who knew. Continue reading

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