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Dain Fitzgerald
by | Jun 19, 2015

Twenty-five-year-old bosses are the next big thing. The next big, little thing, that is. From the digital pages of Forbes, who should know something about the matter, we hear that more and more old(er) workers are reporting to young(er) bosses….

by | May 29, 2015

Gee, you’d never know that anything other than a trendy tech or think tank job were available to the youth of America when reading pieces like this one from Bloomberg: “Economists Offer These 10 Career Tips for Today’s Graduates.” Among…

by | May 22, 2015

A longtime friend of mine who will go unnamed was never a great student. In high school, he “achieved” passable grades by babysitting the teachers’ kids. I kid you not. He was in band, but couldn’t play his instrument. Or…

by | May 11, 2015

The notion of checking one’s privilege — white, male, cisgendered, and otherwise — has caught on to the point of triggering the inevitable backlash. And while the right has always scoffed at the notion as being divisive and unhelpful, even…

by | May 1, 2015

Another day, another “study” utterly loaded with ideological baggage somehow being defined as a carry-on; i.e. actually newsworthy. This time it hails from the innocuous-sounding PsyPost, whose editor, Eric Dolan, also heads up the very progressive Raw Story. The research,…

by | Apr 22, 2015

You’ve heard by now, haven’t you, of the new French law banning women with an unhealthy body mass index (BMI) from modeling? The legislation, backed by the country’s Socialist Party, also makes it illegal to promote anorexia online, or even…

by | Apr 15, 2015

Talk about a “race” issue. It turns out Furious 7 — the seventh installment in the Fast and the Furious franchise (whew!) — boasts a massively non-white audience. According to the Hollywood Reporter, 75 percent of the audience for the fuel-drenched…

by | Apr 8, 2015

Vying for control of the great uninformed masses are the rabid climate change “deniers” and the level-headed scientists. The latter have the inside line on what’s really going on, in the sky above and the earth below, while the former…

by | Mar 30, 2015

In an example of what progressives call “punching down,” Alternet’s Max Blumenthal — privileged son of former Bill Clinton aide and Hillary confidant Sidney Blumenthal — recently took to trashing professional Islam critic and constant target of death threats, Ayaan Hirsi Ali….

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