Libby Emmons
Libby Emmons
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Libby Emmons is a Senior Contributor to The Federalist. She is a writer and mother living in Brooklyn, NY. Follow her on Twitter @li88yinc.

Celebs Call To Abolish The Police While Hiding Behind Private Security

A group of wealthy celebrities requesting the abolition of something they don’t even need is disingenuous at best, callous at worst.

It Might Be Short On Laughs, But ‘Space Force’ Launches The American Imagination

While ‘Space Force’ is definitely intended as a satire, it makes some rather compelling points about the essential nature of exploration.

J.K. Rowling Doubles Down On The Truth About Transgenderism: It Hurts Women

J.K. Rowling has held the line on refuting transgender rhetoric, and for gender-critical women and real feminists, this is a glorious moment.

Anna Kendrick’s New Series ‘Love Life’ Offers A Light Look At Love

Charming, sweet, and grounded, ‘Love Life’ gives us hope that relationships built on meaningful connections are still possible.

Drive-In Concerts Are The Dionysian Community Experiences We Need Right Now

I’d rather go to a dimly lit club than enjoy live music from my car. But these days, drive-in concerts don’t sound so bad.

In Compelling Story About Motherhood, ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ Explores Blossoming Of Identity Politics In 1990s

In ‘Little Fires Everywhere,’ it’s interesting to see the ’90s reflected from this distance of more than 20 years. But the identity politics is suffocating.

‘Upload’ Accidentally Shows Why An Afterlife Without God Is Pointless

In its stark portrayal of an atheistic afterlife, Amazon’s new series ‘Upload’ shows that a belief in God offers a greater understanding of human potential than a life without him.

‘Outer Banks’ Is The Self-Serious Teen Drama No One Needs

‘Outer Banks’ seems to want to be taken seriously, to make a comment on society, life, wealth, and privilege, but its convoluted plot renders its efforts meaningless.

Hitting Someone Won’t Solve Your Quarantine Frustrations. Take A Step Back

Being a parent during the best of times can be a trial for many, but these added stressors are enough to make anyone crack. To combat domestic violence, each of us must remember to let love guide us.

In Wake Of Wuhan Virus, California Needs To Suspend Its Ban On Gig Work

The economy is already under pressure. No laws should prevent freelancers from using their labor as best they can to see themselves through this pandemic.

Action-Packed ‘Spenser Confidential’ Is A Riot, But The Books Are Still Better

Netflix’s ‘Spenser Confidential’ is a riot. If you like this go at the Spenser character, the original book version is a must-read.

‘Lego Masters’ Celebrates Ingenuity, Family, And Competition

‘Lego Masters’ is a surprisingly fun watch, and it’s an actual family show on a landscape where kids’ shows are barely watchable for adults, and adult shows are inappropriate for kids.

Lent Reminds Us How Wondrous It Is That We Are Dust

Life can feel furiously fast, but stopping during Lent to take note of our beginning and our end allows us a moment to slow down and breathe in our mortality with comfort.

Hulu’s ‘High Fidelity’ Remake Is Just What You Need This Weekend

For a fan who is skeptical of a remake when the original is already so good, Hulu’s ‘High Fidelity’ offers just enough of the unexpected while retaining the great licks of the original.

Dwyane Wade’s Kid Underscores How Gender Fluidity Is Erasing Homosexuality

Lesbian and gay activists who oppose trans ideology on the basis that it erases homosexuality are not wrong. This is the case of a child who finds it more palatable to present as the opposite sex than to be gay.

Why It’s Time To Simplify The Emoji Keyboard

By insisting on further variants, we’re using emoji to further the divisions this new language could easily break down.

Why We All Cried Over Losing Kobe And Gianna

When a public figure dies, it is an opportunity to grieve for him, but also a way for us to grieve the compound losses we experience so frequently.

Why Not Even Oprah Winfrey Can Save ‘American Dirt’ From The Social Justice Mob

‘American Dirt’ author Jeanine Cummins has received death threats for the crime of being a white woman writing a story about a Mexican mother.

New Film Gives Sonic The Hedgehog A Bonus Life

A film-length Sonic origin story was long overdue, and the best part of the movie was Jim Carrey as the villain.

Chuck Schumer Just Declared War On Your Ability To Design Your Own Job

As House Democrats’ anti-freelancer bill moves to the Senate, it has attained the endorsement of New York Sen. Chuck Schumer.