Monthly Archives: January 2010

Thank You Thursdays: Howard Zinn

Tweet “There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.” The authors of history, as we know all too well within the feminist movement, have inordinate power to frame the way people think about, not only the past, but their present. When one talks about the founding of the U.S. [...]
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Fresh Reactions to State of the Union

Tweet@baratunde Obama says we’ll double our exports. Someone remind him all America makes is youtube cat videos @jamiekilstein Please don’t bomb who ever comes into first place @LilianaSegura In a just world, Obama would use his platform tonight to honor Howard Zinn. I couldn’t help but lead in with some of my favorite tweets from [...]
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What We Missed

TweetCBS attempted to cover their ass over the anti-choice ad controversy during the Superbowl, stating they’ve had a change in their policy and are now open to airing advocacy ads — conveniently a mere week and a half before the event. A new report shows that in 2009, states passed more pro-LGBT bills than the [...]
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Citizens Divided: Why the Latest Verdict on Campaign Finance is Bad for Women

TweetCampaign finance reform is famously one of the most convoluted and complicated issues in politics. But there’s nothing ambiguous about the most recent development in the long saga of regulating campaign contributions: the Citizens United decision. It’s bad for progressives, and bad for women. Last week’s ruling reverses previous limitations on corporate spending, and allows [...]
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The iPad: Where are the women on Apple’s branding team?

TweetThe internets are aflutter with the announcement of Apple’s new tablet, which is apparently called the iPad. I just have to call out what a lot of you are probably thinking, too: Are there NO women on Apple’s branding team? Not a single person who might have said, “Hey, this sounds like a menstrual product, [...]
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