Tag Archives: Politics

Toward a nuanced, feminist discussion on Venezuela

TweetIf you’re paying attention to international news, you may have noticed that there’s something happening in Venezuela. And depending on what news sources you’re reading, you might be hearing extremely different things. What you’ll have trouble hearing, though, is a nuanced perspective that doesn’t either dismiss or glorify my homeland’s socialist government. So I guess [...]
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New Anita Hill documentary premieres at Sundance

Tweet This week, Anita, a new film documenting the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Via EBONY.com, more than 20 years since the divisive confirmation hearings which made Anita Hill a household name. Right now is probably a good time to remind everyone that even though he was eventually confirmed, [...]
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Quote of the Day: “The most brutal form of domestic violence is the violence against unborn children”

Tweet Oh, for fuck’s sake. Via Raw Story: A Kentucky Republican lawmaker wants to classify abortion as a form of domestic violence. “The most brutal form of domestic violence is the violence against unborn children, and this particular bill would prohibit abortions after the fetus feels pain, which is 20 weeks and older,” said Rep. Joe Fischer (R-Fort Thomas). [...]
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Satirical GOP “how to talk to women” guide mirrors reality for the sexism-plagued party

Tweet Here’s something you don’t see everyday: satire so spot-on, it’s actually true. Tweet
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Forget the headlines: Here are 5 fundamental facts about Obamacare (with bonus GIFs)

Tweet1. You have until December 15th to sign up. I’m currently uninsured and I’ve gone onto the New York exchange to compare my options.  Like I’ve said before, I had 124 choices, so going through them is taking time.  But let’s be real: I’m probably going to be like this until the first deadline on [...]
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