Tag Archives: social conservatism

The specter of sexism haunts Europe: Some notes on the EU elections

Tweet #493911673 / gettyimages.com The European elections, which wrapped up this past weekend, are a grim warning that should be raising alarms and hackles the world over. Without a doubt, the biggest beneficiaries of this election have been a cadre of mostly right-wing, anti-EU parties united by strident anti-immigrant policies and over-the-top rhetoric that has [...]
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What China’s new marriage law has to do with American social conservatism

TweetLast month, a new interpretation of Chinese law went into effect that awards ownership of property bought before marriage to the original buyer, rather than to the couple jointly, as the law had previously been. It’s easy to see how this change would mostly affect women, and could threaten the economic security of divorced Chinese [...]
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