What We Missed

Around the world, supporters of three members of  the feminist punk rock band Pussy Riot prepare to protest Friday’s verdict. This is a good idea, since the lawyers representing the three women say there is no chance they will be found not-guilty.

The New York Times editorial board on what could happen to the women of Afghanistan when American troops leave.

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Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange.

In a surprise to nobody anywhere, Jan Brewer tries to block immigrants’ rights.

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Chloe Angyal is a journalist and scholar of popular culture from Sydney, Australia. She joined the Feministing team in 2009. Her writing about politics and popular culture has been published in The Atlantic, The Guardian, New York magazine, Reuters, The LA Times and many other outlets in the US, Australia, UK, and France. She makes regular appearances on radio and television in the US and Australia. She has an AB in Sociology from Princeton University and a PhD in Arts and Media from the University of New South Wales. Her academic work focuses on Hollywood romantic comedies; her doctoral thesis was about how the genre depicts gender, sex, and power, and grew out of a series she wrote for Feministing, the Feministing Rom Com Review. Chloe is a Senior Facilitator at The OpEd Project and a Senior Advisor to The Harry Potter Alliance. You can read more of her writing at chloesangyal.com

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  • http://feministing.com/members/cassius/ Brüno

    “The New York Times editorial board on what could happen to the women of Afghanistan when American troops leave.”

    Funny how that wasnt a concern when the reds were in the stan. They must have made the happy dance when 911 happened, else there was no way they could have justified going in Afghanistan guns blazing and bombing, after they had been so vocal about the red military effort in Afghanistan.