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jrwittenberg @jrwittenberg ?

active 2 years, 6 months ago
  • jrwittenberg commented on the blog post Support feminist organizing wins. Support Feministing!   2 years, 6 months ago · View

    Smiley,

    I’m pretty sure that the irony was the point – that the patriarchy is treating everyone who isn’t an attractive late 30s white male like an “other” and that was the problem they were trying to highlight.

  • jrwittenberg commented on the blog post Mother’s to serve prison sentence at home   2 years, 12 months ago · View

    Although I never accept discrimination based on gender, an article I read in the Daily (I believe yesterday?) noted that the prison population has a male/female ratio of 9 or 10 to 1. There were only something like 4500 women eligible for this program currently, whereas if it were expanded to men would be in [...]

  • jrwittenberg commented on the blog post Forcing Strollers to Fold on Boston Buses.   3 years, 4 months ago · View

    As a daily MBTA rider myself, I’m frequently frustrated at people with baby strollers as well. It’s hard, because I’m super pro parenting and honestly a very understanding person but it is kind of annoying that I pay the same 1.35 everyone else pays but a person with a stroller gets to occupy several seats. [...]

  • jrwittenberg commented on the blog post Obama extends tax cuts to the wealthy   3 years, 9 months ago · View

    Okay, I’m thoroughly disappointed with Obama’s entire presidency. Yes, he’s accomplished a few things, but his endorsement of the stricter TSA measures are leaving a sour taste in my mouth. I will absolutely not vote for his reelection in 2 years. Anywho, in regards to the issue at hand. My mother was just short of [...]

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