Matthew Johnson

The Red-Blue divide: Why beating ‘em is better than joining ‘em

“Unless I am in a particularly peaceful mood, I tend to scoff at the idea of building bridges between Democrats and Republicans in the United States…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: The Progress Index, Jackson Newspapers, Mineral Daily News-Tribune, Times Union, Sentinel News, The Sunburg News, The Valley Chronicle, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, Napa Valley Register
Date: November 19,21,22,25,December 2,2018
483 Words

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Hillary Clinton’s Defeat Became a Pink Wave

“This year Cambridge Scholar Publishers issued a book edited by Barry University professor Laura Finley and me, Trumpism: The Politics of Gender in a Post-Propitious America…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Sentinel News, The Times and Democrat, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, West Side Gazette, The Good Men Project, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: November 14,16,20,21,28,2018
490 Words

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Truth and Reconciliation for Gender-based Offenses

“I was very inspired by the bold New York Times piece “Eight Stories of Men’s Regret,” published in response to the polarized debate over now-Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Not only is it brave to confess one’s past transgressions, but it is also necessary for accountability, which is the missing link of #MeToo…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Salem News, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, Sentinel News, Baltimore Times, Counterpunch, Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News
Date: October 24,25,26,29,2018
509 Words

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Kavanaugh Confirmed: Where Do We Go From Here?

“The dust has settled on Judge Kavanaugh’s ascension to the Supreme Court and the strong, complex emotions associated with it. Despite being the least popular, most polarizing nominee in recent memory, his legacy is far from settled. It remains to be seen whether progressives’ worst fears or conservatives’ best hopes will come to fruition…”

Laura Finley and Matthew Johnson
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review
Date: October 19,2018
721 Words

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