Author: Holly

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Who Gets To Say What (Part I: Tokenism)

Hi everyone, and welcome to the next part of The Story of Blog. This series of somewhat navel-gazing posts is Feministe’s contribution to an ongoing conversation in this neck of blogland — a conversation about the nature and ethics of…

Disrupting Bloomberg

Dissent has been bubbling up more and more frequently here in the cold, snow-blown streets of New York. The other day, when it was announced that Wall Street was using its bailout funds to hand out record bonuses to its…

Executive Order Watch

Executive orders from the office of the new President are trickling in at a faster pace now. Here’s the rundown so far: Guantanamo Bay must be closed down within a year. Nothing is clear yet about what exactly the government…

Smarter Better Faster Stronger

Unlike Cara, I don’t watch Lost, so I’m dragging you all back to the inauguration festivities: specifically, the Neighborhood Ball, which was intended to be the “people’s ball” for locals, the Obamas’ new neighbors. It was the new First Couple’s…

Targetmania

You know, things can get hectic over the holidays. There’s a lot to do, people are out of town, there are holiday parties to go to. You get stomach flu, you throw your back out, and your father starts calling…

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…

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…

Due Diligence

Hey jerkface, The next time you’re going to try and defend marital rape by suggesting that women should submit to sex even when they don’t want to or don’t feel like it, do a little reading on the subject first.…

The Pope vs. “Gender”

(Piny just posted on this, but I was working on a longer post so I figured I’d finish it.) When I heard earlier this week that Ratzy was railing against the gays again, I didn’t really take much notice. What…