Month: January 2007

American Fascists

Salon has a must-read interview with NYT war correspondent Chris Hedges, who has seen fascism, savagery and oppression all over the world, and recently wrote the book American Fascists, which takes a good hard look at the religious right in…

Koufax Nominations are Open!

Send in your noms. And since it’s just nomination time, you can nominate as many blogs as you choose. I’m headed to bed so that I can get my lazy ass to the gym in the morning, but I hope…

Feminist Bloggers Take Over the World

The fabulous Ms. Jessica Valenti, one of my favorite feminist bloggers, Real Hot 100 founder, freelance writer, and an all-around feminist hero of mine, is now writing for UN Dispatch and the Daou Report, in addition to her usual great…

I got an A in Phallus 101

I wish. I love the conservative hand-wringing about what those crazy college kids are learning. I’m in law school, and I suspect that Charlotte Allen would fall over clutching her pearls if she were to take a look at my…

The Hyde Amendment

Women’s eNews has a great article about the anti-choice Hyde Amendment, and pro-choice efforts to dismantle it now that Hyde has left Congress. A quick 101 for those who aren’t familiar with the Hyde Amendment: Passed in the late 1970s,…

Friday Cat Blogging — Henry

djw of Lawyers, Guns and Money lost his beloved cat Henry on New Year’s Eve — just before djw’s party, which he couldn’t enjoy, because all he wanted to do was lock himself in the bathroom and mourn his cat,…