Richard Cohen, a columnist for the Washington Post, was dragged hard recently (and rightfully so), for writing an op-ed titled “Privilege is real. But being a white man shouldn’t disqualify me.” In the piece, Cohen personifies the well-known quote, “when you’re accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.”
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There are many reasons why people contemplate a vegan lifestyle. Some people want to do it for their health, while others want to do it for ethical reasons. But what stops many people from actually going through with it, is a fear of what being vegan must entail. For these people (and you might be one of them) they picture a dull and bleak culinary life. A life filled with bland salads, steamed vegetables and rice cakes. Well, I’m here to assure you that this is a myth. Being vegan doesn’t mean you have to miss out.
So whether you’re serious about going vegan, or still in the contemplating stage, these 5 tips will definitely make things easier.
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Birthdays, wrinkles and expanding midsections were already enough to make us Gen Xers feel old, but then AARP magazine decided to really drive home the point that the Angel of Death is coming for us by slapping Luke Perry’s (still very dreamy!) face on their cover.
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Thanks to the Sony hack—which showed that not even famous (and presumably powerful) actresses are immune to an unfair pay gap—and new reports on the lack of working female directors, almost every actress is now asked to share her thoughts on sexism in Hollywood.
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