Monthly Archives: October 2007

Where are the women senior political staffers?

TweetOn the campaigns that have cultivated and promoted their lower-level female staffers. Like Matt, I think Garance makes an incredibly important point about the reasons for Hillary Clinton’s largely female senior staff: After all, it’s not like there was some huge population of female strategists out there the various campaigns were competing for and Clinton [...]
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Quick Hit: Canada may ban veiled women voters

TweetA new draft law submitted by the Canadian government would require Muslim women to lift off any face veils if they want to vote. Tweet
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WTF, New York?

TweetApparently it’s fucking noose-mania in my hometown. Shameful. Gothamist reports: The person who hung a noose on the doorknob of a professor at Columbia’s Teachers College the other week seems to have been a catalyst for NY metro idiots, who have been been copy-cating or otherwise emulating public displays of hateful symbols. Most recently, Parks [...]
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Monday Monty Blogging (sleepy edition)

Tweet Ten more minutes, mom! This kinda makes me wish I had a sleeping pillow with my name on it. (Not so much with the torn apart bone.) Tweet
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UK wage gap hits women of color the hardest

Tweet The Fawcett Society, a UK-based organization fighting against the wage gap, has named tomorrow Women’s No Pay Day, “because the pay gap is the equivalent of men being paid all year and women working for free from October 30th.” In addition to the gender pay gap, women of color in the UK are disproportionately [...]
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