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Despair, anger, helplessness. I confess I have felt all of those emotions, not only over the past few weeks, but ever since Al Gore conceded defeat in the 2000 election after the Supreme Court ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 134 comments on Sun Jul 31, 2011 at 05:45 AM PDT with 308 Recommends
You may recall that I created the Obama Inauguration cover for The Nation magazine... It's been a while and I've been busy on the poster for that cover. I'm almost finished..
by johnmav
Comment Count 268 comments on Fri Jun 05, 2009 at 04:15 AM PDT with 247 Recommends
Since we're seeing the religious right, at least the people who professionally oppose marriage equality, starting to unravel in the aftermath of this election, I thought I'd tell you a nineteenth ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 80 comments on Sat Dec 29, 2012 at 06:11 AM PST with 127 Recommends
Tonight, Barack Obama accepts the Democratic Party's nomination for President. His is a singular achievement for which he deserves much personal credit. He earned it. I'd like to pay tribute ...
by TomP
Comment Count 81 comments on Thu Aug 28, 2008 at 10:37 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
While working on the additions to my Nation magazine cover for a poster I started asking questions... Why Bayard Rustin but not Paul Lawrence Dunbar? Why Malcom X and not Ralph Ellison? ...
by johnmav
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Jul 30, 2009 at 10:01 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
In about twelve hours, Barack Obama will take the oath of office of President of the United States of America. This day has been a long time in coming. A time so long, many people who have done so ...
by Nuisance Industry
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Jan 19, 2009 at 07:56 PM PST with 40 Recommends
Today around 11 AM ET, the bust of an African American Woman will be placed in the United States Capitol Building for the first time ever . The ...
by Muzikal203
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2009 at 07:04 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
The media, with no small amount of nudging from Hillary Clinton and her supporters, is in a period of self-reflection over whether they, and the American people, have been misogynist. Chris ...
by SteamPunkX
Comment Count 67 comments on Fri Jun 13, 2008 at 09:47 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
We are reposting with some additions, last year's piece which is a co-production of NY Brit Expat and Geminijen . What Geminijen and I decided we wanted to do was to allow women to speak for ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 26 Recommends
All the Elephants in the Room It seems that every time we talk about a war waged against women, there is always some republican, or “conservative” (tea party weirdos who want “to go back in ...
by cboswell
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Apr 12, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Tonight's piece is a co-production of NY Brit Expat and Geminijen . What Geminijen and I decided we wanted to do was to allow women to speak for themselves, so we reproduced some quotes from these ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun Mar 04, 2012 at 03:00 PM PST with 24 Recommends
Today, as we begin the American observation of Black History Month, I want to repost a photo essay from last month of just a few of the many people who made it possible for us to see Barack Obama ...
by Nuisance Industry
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jan 31, 2009 at 09:11 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Tonight's piece is a co-production of NY Brit Expat and Geminijen. What we decided we wanted to do was to allow women to speak for themselves, so we reproduced some quotes from these women. We ...
by Geminijen
Comment Count 64 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Wasn't that just AWEinsipring to finally see a woman who fought the 'good old boy' system to finally be recognized in the Capitol with a bust figure?!! I am still amazed why such a wonderful event ...
by RPh who cares
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2009 at 10:09 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Women need to start assuming equality at all levels as our perfect right, as boys and men are socialized to do from birth. And then we need to act. Written by Gloria Feldt ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Mar 08, 2010 at 06:27 AM PST with 4 Recommends