Monthly Archives: February 2012

Study shows rich people are less ethical

TweetIt’s pretty funny to see the headline “Wealthy More Likely to Lie, Cheat: Researchers” on a news site owned by and named after the very wealthy Mike Bloomberg. Who knew Bloomberg was so self-critical and introspective? New research, written up in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, attempts to answer the question “are society’s most noble actors [...]
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Infographic: global warming deniers are full of s***

TweetWhenever I’m arguing with global warming skeptics, I disclaim that  I don’t claim to be an expert in any of the sciences that could prove or disprove global warming. I do, however, have enough common sense to realize that, quite frequently,  global warming deniers are or represent people or interests with potential ulterior motives (money), [...]
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New rule for vaginaphobes: if you can’t say it, you can’t probe it!

TweetWhy is it that the same people who want to get all up into women’s vaginas shudder at the mention of the word vagina and are unable to actually say it? I guess the answer is obvious; the same people who are sadistic enough to make a woman undergo an invasive medically unnecessary procedure whose only [...]
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What We Missed

TweetAlabama joins the state-sanctioned rape bill bandwagon. Good times. Happy 5th Blogiversary, Radical Doula!  When is something going to be done about the NYPD’s secret surveillance of innocent Muslims? Rinku Sen at Colorlines on how domestic workers used Oscar buzz around The Help to push for real change. Tweet
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The Daily Caller: Rachel Maddow obsessed with vaginas

Tweet Yes, I’m totally recycling this brilliant GIF Maya posted yesterday; it’s just too fitting. Apparently The Daily Caller needs some ear muffs for their delicate sensibilities around the word “vagina.” I’m not giving any linkage to this ridiculousness, but had to share the deets: there’s a piece featured on their front page today titled, [...]
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