Tag: Anger (Emotion)

Americans Are Among the Most Stressed People in the World, Poll Finds

Americans are among the most stressed people in the world, according to a new survey. And that’s just the start of it. Last year, Americans reported feeling stress, anger and worry at the highest levels in a decade, according to the survey, part of an annual Gallup poll of more than 150,000 people around the […]

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The Argument: Who’s to Blame for American Political Violence?

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Apple Podcasts | RadioPublic | Stitcher | Spotify | Google Play In the latest episode of “The Argument,” the columnists debate the politics of rage. Michelle Goldberg argues that accusing both sides of incivility overlooks the disproportionate danger of right-wing violence. David Leonhardt says that […]

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The Neuroscience of Hate Speech

Do politicians’ words, the president’s especially, matter? Since he has been in office, President Trump has relentlessly demonized his political opponents as evil and belittled them as stupid. He has called undocumented immigrants animals. His rhetoric has been a powerful contributor to our climate of hate, which is amplified by the right-wing media and virulent […]

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‘The Tail of the Anita Hill Fury Got Us to #MeToo’

If there was a moment tailor-made for a new book about women and rage, it would be now. And Rebecca Traister, a columnist at New York Magazine, has written it. “Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger” traces the complicated history of female fury, and what that fury has meant for social progress, […]

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Gender Letter: Serena’s Not Alone. Women Are Penalized for Anger at Work, Especially Black Women.

Gender Letter helps you keep up with the world, and the women shaping it. Tell me what you think at dearmaya@nytimes.com. “When a woman is emotional, she’s ‘hysterical’ and she’s penalized for it. When a man does the same, he’s ‘outspoken’ and there are no repercussions.” That was the message the tennis great Billie Jean […]

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Feature: The Rage and Tenderness of David Wojnarowicz’s Art

If you know one work by David Wojnarowicz, it is probably “One Day This Kid,” a black-and-white self-portrait of the artist as a prepubescent, surrounded by text. This kid is wearing suspenders and a gee-whiz face, all forehead and chin and two buck teeth. His ears stick out like satellite dishes. It’s the early ’60s, […]

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