Monthly Archives: October 2008

A Good Reminder from Ill Doctrine

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Feminists Score the Candidates on International Issues

TweetToni Ann Brodber and our bestie Gwendolyn Beetham have a totally fascinating post up over at Girl with Pen about how the candidates fare on international issues, inspired by The Economists’ Policy for Women’s Issues recent scorecard on national issues. An excerpt: The Global Gag Rule (also known as the Mexico City Policy) was a [...]
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Not Oprah’s Book Club: Run

TweetAs you all know, I read A LOT of serious nonfiction. Slap a Samantha Power book or an old political philosophy text in my hand, and I can be happy for a few hours. But sometimes my brain is in overdrive and my schedule is in overwhelm and what I really crave is a good, [...]
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Feminist(ing) goodness in the new issue of Ms.

Tweet The fall issue of Ms. magazine should be hitting newsstands this week, and I’ve got an article in it about period-suppressing birth-control pills like Lybrel and Seasonique. (Timely, in light of the approval of a new low-dose version.) Also, Veronica of Viva La Feminista reviews Yes Means Yes, the anthology edited by Jessica and [...]
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What scares the shit out of me

TweetAnd irritates me to no end: When you do a Google search of “Obama,” the top related search is “obama citizenship.” Wait, it gets worse: Please tell me everything is going to be okay. Please? Tweet
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