Toxic Masculinity in American Politics

Toxic Masculinity in American Politics

“Hegemonic masculinity was a major factor in Trump’s political success.”— Theresa Vescio and Nathaniel Schemerhorn, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences In my book, Macho Men: How Toxic Masculinity Harms Us All and What To Do About It, I describe in detail...
Mass Shootings and Toxic Masculinity in America

Mass Shootings and Toxic Masculinity in America

A horrible tragedy unfolded in Texas where at least 19 children and two adults were killed  at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, in a small, predominantly Latino town in South Texas on May 24, 2022, in which the 18-year-old went classroom to classroom dressed in body...
What Do We Know About “Bullshitting”?

What Do We Know About “Bullshitting”?

By Ray Williams March 15, 2022 It seems that we are increasingly inundated not only by lies and disinformation fed to us by politicians, business leaders and social media. “One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit,”...
Does Capitalism Have a Future?

Does Capitalism Have a Future?

By Ray Williams July 20, 2020 Introduction   Capitalism is facing at least three major crises. A pandemic-induced health crisis has rapidly ignited an economic crisis with yet unknown consequences for financial stability, and all of this is playing out against...