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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Madiba walks with us. An in-depth look into one of Chicago’s thriving business markets: heroin. The formidable Ta-Nehisi Coates on Alec Baldwin, language and bigotry. Sorry Twitter, we’re not going to pat you on the back for appointing ONE woman to your board. Moms on wall-street, dads at home: marriages that experiment with the intersection [...]
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Why were women’s warnings about the financial crisis ignored?

TweetI read it on the train, and couldn’t stop myself from shaking my head visibly in disgust and anger. Earlier this month, the Fed released transcripts of some high-level meetings on the economy, and this NY Times article summarizing the conversations was the source of my frustration. Among the most notable details: • The officials [...]
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What main street doesn’t know about Occupy Wall street

Tweet (pic via the Gothamist) On September 17th, 2011 thousands of protestors marched on Wall street. Their demands were as diverse as their constituents, including everything from banning the death penalty to ending poverty. What seems to be missing from this rather dedicated action is any serious mainstream media coverage. Fair asks, “What if Wall [...]
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Rosanne Barr speaks at Occupy Wall Street protest

TweetYesterday 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, [...]
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