The Mueller Report’s ‘Smoking Gun’ on Obstruction of Justice

Win McNamee/Getty ImagesRobert Mueller at a Department of Justice ceremony upon his retirement as then director of the FBI, Washington, D.C., August 1, 2013 It is only two sentences in a report of some 448 pages. As yet unnoticed, these lines provide the strongest new evidence uncovered by Robert Mueller’s investigators that President Donald Trump …

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What’s Wrong with Popular Feminism?

APRIL 19, 2019 IN MAY 2014, I went to a “Sexism Workshop” at the Centre for Feminist Research at Goldsmiths, a college in the University of London system. “Sexism,” the organizers explained, “is a problem with a name. Sexism is the name that feminists have used to explain how social inequalities between men and women …

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Saodat Ismailova, an Uzbek film-maker, bridges two worlds

GULAIM IS THE Boudicca of the Eurasian steppe. With her qyrq qyz—40 girls—she defended the ancient clans from eastern invaders, leaving an imprint on the collective consciousness of her region. She bequeathed “a memory of a matriarchal society in Central Asia,” says Saodat Ismailova. “If you ask the Iranians and the Afghans, they don’t have …

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