Month: October 2009

Someone please get this man a dictionary

Because he’s having some trouble with definitions: So last month when Enron’s head lobbyist, Linda Robertson, reborn as the Fed’s head lobbyist, attacked congressmen pushing for an audit of the Fed– primarily Grayson and Ron Paul– as ignorant of the…

Devaluing women’s words

I am very grateful that the Feministe crew saw fit to bring me in, but I must admit to being very surprised and not feeling quite deserving. I want to deconstruct some of the patriarchal influence that had its role…

Money for Murderers

Anti-choicers are using eBay to raise money for doctor-killer Scott Roeder, who shot George Tiller while Dr. Tiller attended church. While I don’t object to that in priciple — after all, everyone is entitled to defend themselves in court, and…

The Name Game

Apparently 70 percent of Americans believe that a woman should change her name when she marries, and 50 percent believe it should be required by law. While I would expect most Americans to favor name-changing, I didn’t expect that it…

Introducing Chally

Hey, everyone. I’m Chally from Zero at the Bone and I’m joining the team here at Feministe. I am very excited and slightly terrified to be here! You’ll be wanting to know a bit about me, then. I started blogging…

Alternative Business School Rankings

This is awesome: The Aspen Institute has released a survey of MBA programs, going beyond test scores and ranking them according to “how well schools are preparing their students for the environmental, social and ethical complexities of modern-day business.” [Full…