When Thomas Frank moved from the University of Virginia to the University of Chicago
to begin graduate school, The Baffler, which self identified as The Journal that Blunts the Cutting Edge, moved there as well.
In 1973, Robin Morgan addressed The American Home Economics Association as “the enemy.” The organization changed its name to the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences in 1994.
Toys made of plastic were rare before World War II. Their late twentieth century ubiquity came to symbolize the excess of consumer society.