Category: Politics

On the Flotilla Disaster

I’m not going to write too much about this, but here a few articles that may be of interest: Peter Beinart, not exactly an uber-liberal, writes that we shouldn’t blame the Israeli commandos for the flotilla disaster; we should look…

Women in Uniform

I don’t know why, but I’m a sucker for slideshows. Add a feminist theme, and I’m all over it. So I really enjoyed stumbling upon this collection of images of women in the military, starting way back with the American…

Tavi on Terry Richardson

Oh Tavi, I love you and want to adopt you (or at least hire you to dress me). Tavi, for the unfamiliar, is the Style Rookie, a 14-year-old fashion blogger who describes herself as a “dork that sits inside all…

Middle Ground

This article by Caitlin Flanagan has been thoroughly dissected by other feminist writers, but of course I have to throw in my two cents. Flanagan, for the unfamiliar, is somewhat obsessed with the sex lives of teenage girls, and particularly…

Your Daily Entertainment

Check out this new GOP website, which allows users to submit ideas for the Future of America. The website doesn’t have any filters, so people have been having some, um, fun with it. A few of the suggested ideas for…

Today In Latino News…

I couldn’t help but notice a lot of random articles today that were in some way about Latinos or Latin America. Here’s a rundown for you: An American woman has been in a Peruvian prison for the past 15 years…

Spill baby spill

Love ’em or hate ’em, the women of Code Pink cannot be ignored. Their latest protest was in Houston, protesting in front of the BP headquarters, demanding accountability and change in U.S. policy toward renewable, sustainable sources of energy. H/T…