It sucks. Mariota seems like such a nice dude, and he’s played through a lot of pain the past couple years in particular, but the Titans have been an absolute clusterfuck, at an organizational level, since we drafted him. He hasn’t even been all that bad. Last year, his numbers were way down, but the advanced stats… Read more
Well, maybe. Legally, under international law, it’s probably not genocide. The level of violence isn’t high enough yet, and ethnic cleansing is certainly a war crime but not inherently genocide. The usage of the term has gotten a bit too divorced from the legal definition in my opinion. I think calling it war crimes… Read more
Yeah, the Israeli PR machine is incredible, and I say this as a strong critic of Israeli policies. The “they oppose Israel’s right to exist” line is a good example. There’s no such right! It doesn’t exist in international law. But prominent figures who should absolutely know better parrot that line uncritically. The… Read more
Karlan argued that by firing men for being in a sexual relationship with a man, but not firing women for the same is discrimination based on sex. It’s not changing the definition of sex as understood in the sixties, but it is challenging how that form of discrimination is experienced.