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McSweeneys: I DON’T HATE WOMEN CANDIDATES — I JUST HATED HILLARY AND COINCIDENTALLY I’M STARTING TO HATE ELIZABETH WARREN

Reading Time: 3 minutesBring it on, ladies! I’d love to see a female President. Just not Hillary Clinton. Or Elizabeth Warren. I am totally open to all other women leaders, but I have to admit that Kamala Harris and Amy Klobuchar are beginning to make me angry and I’m not sure why yet, but I know the reason will become clear soon, and I’m also wondering what they might look like if someone photoshopped their heads onto the bodies of prisoners and put them behind bars.

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WORKAHOLISM DOESN’T MAKE YOU MORE PRODUCTIVE. HERE’S WHY.

Reading Time: 4 minutesAs you might expect, having an all-consuming devotion to work is linked to a variety of undesirable outcomes. For example, workaholism is linked to work-family conflict, or having competing, and often conflicting demands in one’s professional and private spheres. In turn, work-family conflict can decrease satisfaction with one’s family, or even one’s life as a whole. After all, if your significant other or children are complaining that you’re not present enough at home, and you’re simultaneously feeling that you’re not living up to the demands of your job, it can be a pretty stressful and conflicted existence. Consequently, it’s not surprising that workaholism is also linked to burnout. By definition, workaholism makes it difficult to psychologically detach from work, and can interfere with the individual’s ability to recharge and recover from the job.

The Root: From Most Hated to American Hero: The Whitewashing of Martin Luther King Jr.

Reading Time: 6 minutesWhen anyone tries to tell you what Martin Luther King Jr. would have wanted, remind them that we likely could have known his true feelings if a white man hadn’t put a bullet in his brain.

White people do not love Martin Luther King Jr.

And by “white people,” I do not mean it as a blanket statement. I mean it as a historical, statistics-supported fact. I mean it to describe the majority of white people who did not support the abolition of slavery, the civil rights struggle, the Black Power movement, Black Lives Matter, or any other American movement for justice and equality.

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The question before men today is this: Who am I, as a man, if I don’t dominate others with money and sex?

Reading Time: 4 minutesSo much has changed in my lifetime. So much. And so much will be changed by the end of my life. If men hold fast to outdated ideas and ways of being, the result will be even more unhappy, lonely, unfufilled men. Which would be such a tragedy for all of us. If more men can grow, evolve and serve, then there’s a chance it will be a much better world than the one I was born into, where everyone was forced into strict roles, responsibilities and limitations. We can live in a world of authenticity, freedom and openness – for all of us.

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The Root: How to Identify and Report Hate Speech on Social Media

Reading Time: 11 minutesPlatforms like Twitter and Facebook have tools in place that allow users to report harassment and hate speech, though the sites’ limitations mean too many reports tend to go unaddressed. Still, it’s worth making the effort if you see threatening messages online. There are also outside sources you can turn to if you stumble upon disturbing bias acts on social media. But first:

It’s fairly easy to report hate speech on major social media platforms. It’s less easy to get the platforms to take action against purported hate speech.

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