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Are we listening to Syrian women?

Tweet In the ongoing crisis in Syria, we’ve rarely heard from mainstream media sources about how Syrian women have been experiencing this violence, and the ways that gender-based violence is impacting their lives in this time of crisis. Tweet
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Headline of the day: Fox News on Syria

TweetSpeaking of Syria, the following screen shot of a google news search for the term “Syria” shows how different media present the news about a potential diplomatic solution to the Syrian crisis. As you  see, CNN and CBS emphasize the fact that Syria has said it will hand over its chemical weapons; NBC stresses the [...]
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Breaking: 6 reasons the U.S. should (and now can) avoid war with Syria

TweetToday could be a major game-changer for attacks, or lack thereof, against Syria. Monday, Russia, which opposes strikes on Syria, proposed that Syria put its weapons under international control.  And Tuesday, Syria agreed to the idea. China and Iran have voiced their support, and France is drafting a U.N. Security Council resolution to put the [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetA woman is arrested for playing a banjo at a protest against attacking Syria. Did I mention she is a veteran of the Iraq War? Surgery can empower female genital mutilation survivors to feel sexual pleasure. The New York Times mentions abortion… in a wedding announcement. Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd schools marriage equality critics. [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Celebrating Labor Day: weekends, holidays, raises, healthcare. Happy taxes, queer folks! The IRS recognizes same-sex marriages. Ann on dating, or not dating, coworkers. A pursuit to dissect waxing culture. Implications of doctors getting paid more for C-Sections. Something is happening in Chicago. Chelsea Manning and the politics of pronouns. “Looking through a kaleidoscope of a [...]
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