In this episode, Neil, Niki, and Natalia discuss the latest “crisis of masculinity.”

Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:

  • Men, according to a recent New York Times report, benefit from a “thumb on the scale” when it comes to college admissions. The report belongs to a larger debate over a “crisis of masculinity” today. Niki referred to this New York magazine article about Andrew Tate, and Natalia cited right-wing documentaries The End of Men and What Is a Woman? Natalia and Niki both cited Christine Emba’s interview in Vox, and Neil referred to this New Yorker article.

In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:

  • Natalia discussed the ProPublica investigative report “How Columbia Ignored Women, Undermined Prosecutors and Protected a Predator for More Than 20 Years.”
  • Neil shared about Remy Tumin’s New York Times article “The Battle to Save Marilyn Monroe’s Last Home.”
  • Niki recommended Mark Joseph Stern’s Slate article “The Volunteer Moms Poring Over Archives to Prove Clarence Thomas Wrong.”