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Rhetorical question : Would it be so much to ask, that if someone is going to talk about feminism or critique feminist viewpoints; that they actually read about feminism, and know what feminists ...
by lagertha
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 07:58 AM PST with 46 Recommends
Charles Dickens was the first popular progressive known throughout the world and may be the most popular progressive who ever lived. It is well known that Dickens affected change in debtor's ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 09:18 PM PST with 32 Recommends
Two years ago California voters passed Prop 36 , which did away with 3 strikes laws for non-violent criminals. This means that if someone is ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 11:12 AM PST with 40 Recommends
Looks like Scotty pissed off the wrong news source: A writer for the conservative Wall Street Journal's opinion page has published ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 09:38 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
Governor Rick Scott (R. FL) has found himself being ridiculed again: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2014/07/scotts-fundraiser-comedy-gold-for-hbos-john-oliver....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 08:50 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Shenna Bellows' (D. ME) U.S. Senate campaign: Yesterday, I publicly ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 07:34 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
What if someone told you something that was contrary to how you viewed the world? Something horrible. Would you reject it out-of-hand? Would you rationalize and create an "exception" for it? ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 87 comments on Sun May 04, 2014 at 12:46 PM PDT with 149 Recommends
Co-authored by Sarah Solon, Communications Strategist at the ACLU While the two of us were writing this blog post, we called each other twice. Our organizations -- the ACLU and Brave New Foundation -
by Jesse Lava
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 09:24 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
My wife April engaged recently in an act of civil disobedience in furtherance of the effort to block the Keystone XL Pipeline, largely out of concern about climate change. (In the picture, April is ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Sep 07, 2013 at 07:52 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Hmm, I wonder if this was one of the international studies on the medicinal value of cannabis that CNN host and world famous ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 58 comments on Sat Aug 10, 2013 at 07:25 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
Once again, Matt Taibbi reminds us he's one of the few remaining souls in the MSM that still tells it like it is in his latest Rolling Stone feature, “[http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 10:52 AM PDT with 107 Recommends
Advocates of prison reform are sure to be happy about this news: http://bangordailynews.com/2013/02/05/news/nation/u-s-bureau-of-prisons-to-review-solitary-confinement/
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 09:46 PM PST with 12 Recommends
It's hard to read or listen to any media outlet (except perhaps those belonging to Rupert Murdoch) without being regaled about greed. Kossacks are well aware of this, of course, being convinced that ...
by boguseconomist
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Jun 30, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Crossposted also on my personal blog, which according to Stephen Hawking often interacts with black holes. Part I: A Rise to Mass Incarceration The United States may ...
by Kazmarov
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 06:08 PM PDT with 75 Recommends
A Federal appeals court has acknowledged that transgender people do exist and that we are at least vaguely human ( Fields, et al v Smith et ...
by rserven
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Aug 06, 2011 at 08:51 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
(Written by an American expat living in the European Union) How is it possible that America which claims that ...
by Democrats Ramshield
Comment Count 176 comments on Sat Aug 06, 2011 at 07:04 AM PDT with 264 Recommends
This story originally appeared at TomDispatch.com Dick ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jul 07, 2011 at 07:47 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Forgive this poorly written diary, but I think this sad tale is just the tip of the iceberg of the new corporate reality we all live in. I had never heard of Sandy Fonzo or Judge Ciavarella before ...
by Nobody
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Feb 23, 2011 at 04:37 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Jon Stewart said it. What's been on our minds for years. What we tell the other mate in the room with us everytime another damn episode came on. Here we are, waiting for the next anticipated show. '
by jreal
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Nov 11, 2010 at 07:06 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Jarvious Cotton’s great-great-grandfather could not vote as a slave. His great-grandfather was beaten to death by the Klu Klux Klan for attempting to vote. His grandfather was ...
by Lets Breakthrough
Comment Count 277 comments on Tue Feb 09, 2010 at 12:25 PM PST with 38 Recommends