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The White House quoted the president as telling ABC News reporter Cecilia Vega that she's "never thanking."
- President Donald Trump made an insulting comment to ABC News reporter Cecilia Vega yesterday.
- The White House transcript of the exchange was incorrect, though it's unclear whether the error was made mistakenly or deliberately.
- The White House later issued a corrected transcript.
Think of some of the greatest films of all time. Now try to remember the conversations that women have in them. Can't remember? Don't worry, they probably just obsess over men.
It's hard being a movie. Somebody will inevitably dislike you—probably many people all at once.
Three questions for the designer of a video game in line with the times.
The computer scientist’s group has designed a game that gets players to reflect on sexual misconduct in the workplace.
Men are barbarians, while women are civilizing. Or at least, that's how the stereotype goes.
During the opening months of the First World War, in the midst of the incendiary jingoism roiling Britain, the poet Dorothea Hollins of the Women’s Labour League proposed that an unarmed, 1,000-strong ‘Women’s Peace Expeditionary Force’ cross Europe ‘in the teeth of the guns’ and interpose itself between the warring armies in the trenches. Hollins’s grand scheme did not materialise, but neither did it emerge in a vacuum; it was nurtured by a century of activism largely grounded in maternal love. Or, as her fellow peace activist Helena Swanwick wrote: the shared fear that in war ‘women die, and see their babies die, but theirs is no glory; nothing but horror and shame unspeakable’.
Does a good deed "pay off" a bad deed? A lot of people view their actions this way, says Scotty Hendricks.
We’ve all done it, reminded ourselves that we have been good before we do something bad. Perhaps just before we eat something a bit too fattening, buy that excessive luxury, or don’t giving a dollar to charity at the store we simply remind ourselves, “It’s okay, I was good earlier”. It’s so common, Subway ran an ad campaign on it in the '90s. The logic being: come on, admit it, you were good earlier, so doing something questionable (like eating at Subway) doesn’t really count.