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Chelsea Brown’s updated Rosie the Riveter poster (above) is making a splash in cyberspace; check out her feminist (and Lady Gaga) art at her Tumblr.

Corporations are people–except in the carpool lane?

The Beheld reviews Phoebe Baker Hyde’s The Beauty Experiment.

On policing sex crimes before they happen.

Steph Herold on the Time abortion story and intergenerational tension (or lack thereof).

Good job internets! The Jim Crow-style playground signs in Delaware, with very different messages in English and Spanish, have been taken down.

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Chelsea Brown’s updated Rosie the Riveter poster (above) is making a splash in cyberspace; check out her feminist (and Lady Gaga) art at her Tumblr.

Corporations are people–except in the carpool lane?

The Beheld

Rosanne Barr speaks at Occupy Wall Street protest

Yesterday marked the fourth day of the Occupy Wall Street protest in lower Manhattan. Activists are speaking out against corporate power over the political system. Or, in the words of Roseanne Barr, who made a surprise appearance on Monday, the fact that “we’re all royally screwed.”

The actress, who is now officially running for president, spoke eloquently about the need for a new economic system: “I’m talking about a system that rewards hard work and ambition but cares for it’s weakest child–and being called a feminazi for saying these things will be considered treasonous.”

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Transcript after the jump.

Although the crowd fell far short of the 20,000 organizers hoped for, Saturday’s protest drew about 2,000 people and by Tuesday ...

Yesterday marked the fourth day of the Occupy Wall Street protest in lower Manhattan. Activists are speaking out against corporate power over the political system. Or, in the words of Roseanne Barr, who made a ...

KBR wants Jamie Leigh Jones to pay them $2 million

Today in The Corporations Are Winning…

Jamie Leigh Jones, the woman who was allegedly drugged and raped by a group of co-workers while working for the defense contractor KBR in Iraq, accused the company of negligence and creating a hostile work environment. Last month, after deliberating for 10 hours, a jury rejected her case. Now KBR has sued Jones to recover more than $2 million in legal fees on the grounds that her claims were “fabricated and frivolous.”

This case was a big deal, you’ll probably remember, because Jones had to fight like hell to even get her day in court at all. KBR claimed that the “mandatory arbitration clause” she signed when she went to work for them meant ...

Today in The Corporations Are Winning…

Jamie Leigh Jones, the woman who was allegedly drugged and raped by a group of co-workers while working for the defense contractor KBR in Iraq, accused the company of negligence and creating ...