These female characters are as badass as Wonder Woman, even without superpowers

Gal Gadot met a few real-life superheroes at a children’s hospital this weekend.  The brave little heroes at Inova Children’s Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia came face-to-face with Wonder Woman herself when Gadot visited outfitted in her full costume.  Warning: You’re going to need Wonder Woman-level strength to make it through these photos without melting […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates is the neoliberal face of the black freedom struggle | Cornel West

The disagreement between Coates and me is clear: his view of black America is narrow and dangerously misleading Ta-Nehisi Coates apolitical pessimism gained such wide acceptance? Coates and I come from a great tradition of the black freedom struggle. He represents the neoliberal wing that sounds militant about white supremacy but renders black fightback invisible. […]

Jane Austen teen author before her time

Far from being the epitome of genteel propriety, her earliest fiction reveals an anarchic spirit with a disdain for authority to match any modern adolescent Teenagers had not yet been invented in the late 1780s, when the young is available from the Guardian Bookshop for 7.64 Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jul/18/jane-austen-teen-author-before-her-time