Monthly Archives: November 2008

The Blame Game

TweetThe latest by fabulous Mikhaela Reid. Click here for a larger version. Tweet
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Happy Thanksgiving, Crew!

Tweet Not the massacre of native people “Happy Thanksgiving,” but the thankful for our lives and communities and feminism and progress “Happy Thanksgiving.” We’re certainly deeply grateful for all of our readers and community posters–you all make this space truly alive and dynamic. And, thus, feminism alive and dynamic. I’ll drink a glass of wine [...]
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“Mocha moms” take over the white house.

TweetI am not totally sure how to respond to this commentary on CNN about Michelle Obama’s choice to stay at home during the presidency of Barack Obama. I don’t want to be too hard on it, because I do think on one level highlighting that there are also women of color that stay at home [...]
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Health provider or plastic-surgery pusher?

TweetA reader writes in… I went to the OBGYN for a check up, and while I was cooling my feet for two hours waiting for the doctor, I found myself staring at multiple shiny pamphlets advertising laser surgery, microdermabrasion, and botox. In an OBGYN office. Then I found out that this Laser Surgery place shares [...]
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Food stamp money finally comes through

TweetA class-action suit against New York City for refusing to provide food stamps to nearly 9,500 households was settled back in 2006, but the reimbursements are just going out now: The payback does not quite amount to winning the lottery — the 18 largest reimbursements just top $5,000, and most average far less. And all [...]
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