Tag Archives: PBS

Dating, Flirting, Asking Out Or Showing Romantic Interest In Age Of #metoo: In Defense Of Socially Awkward, Sexually Awkward Men

Current Trends by Natasha Sapp

No it’s not a sex panic yet, but how do we avoid one; how do we appropriately punish the guilty and spare the innocent, spare people who just wanted to ask a girl out, who genuinely believed behavior to be consensual? How do we distinguish accurately between aspects like sexual regret and sexual misconduct, assault and rape; we don’t know but #metoo doesn’t either despite clamoring for social change, a society wide behavior shift. Read More

Texas Gunman And Beyond: President Trump Is Right It’s About Mental Health

Current Trends by Natasha Sapp

But if you want to talk about laws effecting mental health and the ability to buy guns, then we also have to talk about poor, non-existent coordination between law enforcement entities/agencies, lagging tech, too many databases and the information never put in them in the first place. Read More

GOP War on the Poor: More than God Needs a New PR Department

Current Trends by Natasha Sapp

…we’ll continue the caricature because it fits what we’ve always thought; it fits our agenda to put food aid recipients in neat little boxes. They can never be us, never be like us so we don’t have to sympathize, empathize or understand them, comprehend how perilous our own stable positions in society might be. Read More