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Tweet On deromanticizing the Civil Rights Movement with Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons, Lucas Johnson and Krista Tippett. And really fucked up ways to honor Reverend King. A language immersion day-care on Pine Ridge Reservation has helped to keep the Lakota language alive. Elizabeth Hasselbeck asks if the rise of feminism is a threat to national security. A [...]
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The same New Jersey that re-elected Christie also voted to raise the minimum wage

TweetNew Jersey voted Tuesday to re-elect Chris Christie as Governor by an overwhelming margin.  Pundits are focusing on Christie’s win as a sign of a Republican resurgence, but the same electorate in New Jersey that voted for Christie, voted to raise the minimum wage. Via Think Progress: In New Jersey, the minimum wage, which was [...]
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VA and NJ Governor elections offer mixed bag for reproductive rights

Tweet While proponents of access to reproductive health services can rejoice in Virginia with Terry McAuliffe’s victory over Ken Cuccinelli to become the state’s new governor, New Jersey residents are stuck with Governor Chris Christie. East coast political junkies, organizers, campaigners, and other people with high stakes in their state elections have found themselves knee deep [...]
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Quick Hit: New Jersey may ban “gay conversion therapy”

TweetFollowing California’s lead, New Jersey may become the second state to ban “gay conversion therapy” for those under 18. The debate comes nearly a year after Dr. Robert Spitzer, credited with research said to legitimate such homophobic practices, recanted his own poorly-designed study on the “gay cure.” USA TODAY reports: The contentious practice is on [...]
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Chris Christie responds to hecklers with sexist blow-job joke

TweetWhat’s a misogynist’s favorite way to shut a woman up? Oral sex jokes, of course. At least that’s the tack NJ Gov Chris Christie took with some hecklers at an event with Mitt Romney this past weekend. When a few women in the crowd yelled about jobs “going down,” Christie responded, “You know, something may [...]
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