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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Consent, the mixtape:  ”To say that love is the overriding theme of pop music is misleading.” A step by step of what the Hobby Lobby / personhood Supreme Court case really means. Poverty and fatherhood in Camden, New Jersey. A portrait of trans artists changing the landscape of contemporary art.  Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Ann’s gender-reversed parody: A response to Emily Yoffe. Breast cancer stigmas in Uganda. “When does an Academic become a Whore?” Spike Jonze and Her: Who are we writing out of the future? Apparently, women aren’t equal when it comes to corporate crime. “Oh that’s me. That’s us, that’s us, that’s me, thank God, that’s us.” [...]
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Public health crusaders: Japanese women take the capital

TweetHundreds of Japanese women have been holding a sit in on the steps of the  of the Japanese capital demanding  that their government provide better relief for some 30,000 children exposed to nuclear radiation by the Fukushima meltdown. “Official recovery policy focuses on decontamination rather than protecting the health of those most vulnerable – children [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet Jay Smooth’s history lesson for Chris Brown — watch it. Now. Today is the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire; Nancy Goldstein connects the dots to Wisconsin. Also check out Shark-Fu’s thoughts. The death toll from Japan’s earthquake and tsunami has topped 10,000. Donate to help relief efforts here. Weeks after a [...]
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Breaking: Tsunami hits Japan and Pacific area after massive earthquake

TweetThis is terrifying. A massive 8.9 earthquake hit Japan this morning, causing a 10-meter tsunami that has reportedly killed hundreds and is anticipated to affect other nations across the Pacific: A ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan’s eastern coast today, killing hundreds of people as it swept away [...]
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