Posts Tagged ‘Criticism’

New Jersey Democrat Faces Criticism For Goldman Sachs Investment In Abusive Company

Phil Murphy, the front-runner in New Jersey’s Democratic gubernatorial primary, faces new questions about his tenure at Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs with the election just days away. The campaign of attorney Jim Johnson, Murphy’s closest competitor in the race, criticized Murphy for serving as president of Goldman Sachs Asia at a time when the […]

How to Embrace the Gift of Criticism

Bristol Palin Defends Her Criticism Of Caitlyn Jenner’s ESPN Courage Award

Bristol Palin denies she was “duped” by a rumor that Noah Galloway, the double amputee U.S army veteran, was a runner-up to Caitlyn Jenner for the ESPN Arthur Ashe Courage Award. “Here’s the thing. I didn’t get ‘duped,’” Palin, the daughter of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R), wrote on her blog Thursday. “I know […]

Bristol Palin Defends Her Criticism Of Caitlyn Jenner’s ESPN Courage Award

Bristol Palin denies she was “duped” by a rumor that Noah Galloway, the double amputee U.S army veteran, was a runner-up to Caitlyn Jenner for the ESPN Arthur Ashe Courage Award. “Here’s the thing. I didn’t get ‘duped,’” Palin, the daughter of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R), wrote on her blog Thursday. “I know […]

Tiny St. Louis County Police Force Disbands After Months Of Criticism

WELLSTON, Mo. — A tiny St. Louis County police department with a budget so tight its $ 12-an-hour cops had to buy their own guns was disbanded this week after a string of embarrassments. The 23 Wellston Police Department officers who patrolled the town of 2,000 handed in their badges Tuesday afternoon, after five of […]

Criticism, Some From The Right, Builds On GOP Letter To Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — Criticism of 47 Republican senators’ letter to Iranian leaders escalated Friday, and one of the lawmakers expressed misgivings about writing directly to an adversary to raise doubts about President Barack Obama’s nuclear negotiations. Several newspapers that had endorsed the senators’ elections were harshly critical. A handful of conservative commentators and former GOP […]

The FDA Responds to Criticism of ‘Loosening’ Ban on Blood Donations From Gay and Bi Men

On Dec. 30 I organized a protest outside the FDA field office in Philadelphia to raise awareness about their ongoing ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men. The ban has been in place since 1983 and excludes men who have had sex with men since 1977 from donating blood. The ban also applies […]

Body Criticism

Body Criticism In this erudite and profusely illustrated history of perception, Barbara Stafford explores a remarkable set of body metaphors deriving from both aesthetic and medical practices that were developed during the enlightenment for making visible the unseeable aspects of the world. While she focuses on these metaphors as a reflection of the changing attitudes […]