One of the best of the best voices championing the humanity of men has returned!
On International Men’s Day this year (November 19th), advertising and marketing company M&C Saatchi released a White Paper titled The Modern [Aussie] Man. It was attacked mercilessly by three significant publications. Here is what they got wrong, and then some.
Marriage is a union between equals, or so we are told. Scratch beneath the surface of this time honored tradition and a very different reality appears, one that is eerily reminiscent of bygone culture in which men were slaves to overlords.
Dating coach Harris O’Malley opines on the Huffington Post that common terms used to describe women behaving irrationally or abusively are men’s way of silencing and belittling women. To which Jesse Folsom says, “whaaaaa…?”
In 1991 Naomi Wolf wrote The Beauty Myth where she claimed that women are oppressed by patriarchal pressure to be beautiful. What she failed to tell us is where the beauty-mandate originated, or how it is used to gain and maintain power over men. Peter Wright fills in some of the gaps left by Wolf’s victim narrative.
“Social Justice” is a term that sounds like something no one could object to, sort of like “Women’s Rights.” You can hide almost any agenda you want under nice-sounding words. Suzanne Venker looks at recent doings by Social Justice advocates at a YWCA in Arizona that may help us see that terms like “Social Justice” are not always benign.
The percentage of mothers killing their infant children, compared to fathers, is so overwhelming, as is our sociteal compulsion to issue women criminal passes, that we are dreaming up names for the act that imply the lives they take are not lives. Have we heard this before? Oh yeah.
Sometimes, people who spend a lot of time bashing men say nice things about them. John Hembling says “no thanks, not interested.”
The number of women participating in the Indian workforce has dropped significantly as the country progresses economically. Burt Phoenix provides an overview of the trend and asks what might be the factors driving women’s lowered participation in the workforce?