How Gogol explains the post-Soviet world "So here is a not entirely frivolous suggestion: How about skipping the political science textbooks when it comes to trying to understand the former Soviet Union and instead opening up the pages of Gogol, Chekhov, Dostoyevsky? This is not just a thought experiment."
I was a warehouse wage slave "Take Brian, for example, who's here with us in training today. Brian already went through this training, but then during his first week his lady had a baby, so he missed a day and he had to be fired."
The Conflict: Woman and Mother (and children's lib) "If the history of parenthood is a history of ambivalence, then where do we sit in the continuum? Ambivalence towards children is mounting." (Anne Manne)