Day: July 13, 2009

Rejecting the Language of the Leviathan

The ugly history of enforcement rhetoric in modern US politics winds its way from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama, by way of Bill Clinton. It’s a history of cynical deception and manipulation based on racist fear and violent lust for…

IM IN UR BLOG OVERPOSTIN UR IMAGEZ

Because you evidently can’t put pictures in comments, I wanted to do a roundup. Post yours and I’ll edit this post to include it! This is my contribution: moar funny pictures This is Felicity’s: moar funny pictures This is gudbuytjane’s:…

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I’m interested in language, as you might have noticed from my last post on pro-life/anti-choice semantics. I have a little series on my blog called Language Matters, where I discuss the significance of language in culture, politics, and progress. (Keep…

Hello hello hello hello (c) Prince

Howdy! I’m Nichole and I’ll be guestblogging this week. I hope my contributions will be worth your time and I look forward to any discussions they may bring. Now for the usual, introductory stuff: I am a Southern woman, born…

Disability Is…?

We had a really good discussion about nondisability. It got derailed, a bit, because it depended on our ability to reasonably define disability. And it’s a subject that has come up in every discussion we’ve had these couple weeks. What…

HELLO FRIENDS.

Hello, friends. My name is Ariel and I am very excited to have been invited to guest blog here at Feministe. This is where you can usually find me on the internet: www.interestinginteresting.net and http://www.twitter.com/arielariel. These are some things I…