Michael Moore and Rachel Maddow discuss sexual assault, Julian Assange and Wikileaks

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In a special episode of The Rachel Maddow Show filmed at the 92Y in NYC, Rachel Maddow sat down with Michael Moore to discuss his rationale for posting bail for Julian Assange. In response to the rape accusations against Assange, Moore does not rescind his prior comments that falsely described the rape charges, but does acknowledge the extent to which rape charges are ignored and the seriousness with which they should be dealt. Is that good enough?

Related: Check out Maya’s piece on Olbermann’s terrible response to #mooreandme

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Keith Ellison is the DNC Chair Feminists Need

Editor’s note: This post was co-authored by Barbara Sostaita and Mahroh Jahangiri.

Last night, eight candidates for Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) faced off in a national debate. The two frontrunners represent competing visions for the future of the Democratic Party: a continuation of failed establishment policies under Tom Perez or a truly feminist progressive push forward by Keith Ellison.

Editor’s note: This post was co-authored by Barbara Sostaita and Mahroh Jahangiri.

Last night, eight candidates for Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) faced off in a national debate. The two frontrunners represent competing visions for the ...