The Politics of Ducks

Two separate articles raise interesting questions about what ducks can teach us about political and social structures in the West today.

First, what can a study of duck reproduction tell us about patriarchal societies? What does the backlash against the study tell us about science, misogyny, and money?

Second, similar backlash over a ramp for ducklings in Washington, DC raises other questions about uses of public money and what grabs media attention.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s