Tag Archives: The Nation

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetHugo Schwyzer and the consumption of redemption narratives. Interns at the Nation had organized against unpaid labor and the Nation Institute has promised minimum wage for all interns starting this fall. Check out the activists’ website here. Colorlines on why Orange is the New Black is so addictive. Be “PC.” Bitch on what you need [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader: Mother’s Day Edition

TweetHappy Mother’s Day! A Mother’s Day letter by Gloria Malone: “The problem with being a teen mom is that I don’t hate myself nearly as much as you wish I did.” To celebrate Mother’s Day, give the gift of prison phone justice. Mamas in the South continue the fight for reproductive justice. Download a Mother’s [...]
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The Feministing Five: Katrina vanden Heuvel

Tweet If you watch TV, read the news, or follow politics, you’ve seen or read or heard Katrina vanden Heuvel, a true icon for the progressive movement and media. Vanden Heuvel is the editor and publisher of The Nation, the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States, founded in 1865.  Vanden Heuvel’s blog [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Students at the University of Michigan are launching a campaign to stop the “silent epidemic” of campus sexual assault. Akiba Solomon is Colorlines’ new managing editor. A history of “female-friendly” porn. Today’s news on voter suppression. Sometimes I hate Frank Bruni, but his objection to the Catholic Church’s misogynistic hypocrisy is spot-on. The Nation suggests ten ways you [...]
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Watch this new documentary on the racist, ineffective war on drugs

TweetDespite recent legalization successes in the Northwest, the U.S. war on drugs is still going strong–and new documentary Breaking the Taboo makes the urgent case for ending the racist, ineffective battle in under an hour. The film, directed by Cosmo Feilding Mellen and Fernando Grostein Andrade (and gloriously narrated by God Morgan Freeman), traces the [...]
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