Daily Archives: November 5, 2008

The Day After: A Feminist Town Forum

Hot live feminist dialogue below. Enjoy!

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Reminder: A Feminist Town Forum Tonight

Feministe will be hosting, so tune in here at 7pm to follow along and chat with participants. The details: A Feminist Town Forum Wednesday, November 5 @ 7:00PM Lesley University Ampitheater, 1815 Mass. Ave., Cambridge PARTICIPATE IN PERSON: Lesley University … Continue reading

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No We Can’t

I can’t share the sense of celebration today. Last night, I guest-blogged the election returns here and I felt pretty good. Obama won; it’s historically important, and he has both much better ideas and much greater competence than the mediocrity … Continue reading

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#44: Thoughts From Around The ‘Sphere

JJP links to this article on Alternet showcasing thoughts on the impending Barack Obama presidency by black leaders such as Maya Angelou, Spike Lee, Toni Morrison, and others. Maya Angelou, initially a Hillary Clinton supporter, says, I never thought I’d … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad, and The Downright Ugly

The Good President Obama.  Of course. The Democrats now have 56 seats in the Senate. Four seats are still undecided, according to CNN, but it looks like they’re all going to go Republican.  Our best shot to pick up one … Continue reading

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A mixed bag in the states

I went to bed too early last night to see the results of all the ballot measures, but it looks like the results are mixed. Proposition 8, which would ban same-sex marriage in California, is being contested, although supporters are … Continue reading

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Nation Finally Shitty Enough to Make Social Progress

Funny because it’s true. After emerging victorious from one of the most pivotal elections in history, president-elect Barack Obama will assume the role of commander in chief on Jan. 20, shattering a racial barrier the United States is, at long … Continue reading

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Oh Fuuuuuck Yeah

Yes we did. I love living in New York, but this is maybe the night I’ve loved it most. Everyone is in the streets cheering. People are yelling “Yes We Can!” to strangers. I watched two girls hug on a … Continue reading

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Of the Moment

Until the results on various nationwide ballot initiatives are clearer, tonight is kind of a mixed bag. But for the moment, Yes we did.

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