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The Hashtag that Became a Movement: #MeToo Fiction 2017-2021 and Beyond

In 2017, a viral hashtag became a worldwide movement. Though the phrase “me, too” was first used in reference to sexual violence in 2006 by activist Tarana Burke, the hashtag #MeToo gained widespread attention when, on 15 October 2017, actress Alyssa Milano used it on Twitter and encouraged fellow survivors to follow suit. Milano’s tweet … Continue reading The Hashtag that Became a Movement: #MeToo Fiction 2017-2021 and Beyond

The Prospects For Limiting Nuclear War And The Strategy Of “Escalate To De-escalate” – A Research Note

The most recent version of the United States  Nuclear Posture Review (NPR), written in 2018 during the Trump administration, claims that Russian strategy “mistakenly assesses that the threat of nuclear escalation or actual first use of nuclear weapons would serve to ‘de-escalate’ a conflict on terms favorable to Russia.” This strategy is encapsulated in the … Continue reading The Prospects For Limiting Nuclear War And The Strategy Of “Escalate To De-escalate” – A Research Note