Day: January 7, 2009

Jon Stewart takes on Gaza

He’s braver than me, that’s for sure. The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th 11p / 10c Strip Maul Barack Obama InterviewJohn McCain Interview Sarah Palin VideoFunny Election Video The best part, in my opinion (sorry, don’t have time…

WAM! 2009 Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2009 WAM! conference is now open. WAM! stands for “Women, Action & the Media” and is a huge event in the feminist blogging/media community every year.  I’m thrilled to say that this will be my first year…

Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Conan tonight

Sheriff Joe Arpaio is going to be on the Conan O’Brien show tonight. Arpaio is the hugely anti-immigrant sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, who has overseen the deaths of many inmates (including the baby of one inmate), and whose prison…

Execution style

On New Year’s morning, the San Francisco BART police–yes, transit cops–dragged a bunch of young men off a train, including Oscar Grant. An officer then proceeded to execute Grant of them with a gunshot through the back, while he was…

Women, Power and Politics

I was originally coming to talk about the Ledbetter bill, which I see Cara’s already covered. I did a bunch of work on that bill last year at the ACLU, got to work with Lily Ledbetter and hear her testify…