Tag Archives: reproductive.rights


Militarized Conservatism and End(s) of Higher Education | Truthout.

Chris Hedges: This Is What Resistance Looks Like – Chris Hedges’ Columns – Truthdig.

David Cameron’s Gift of War and Racism, to Them and Us | Truthout.

The Martin Luther King Legacy and the Global Economic Crisis: Can One Influence the Other? | Common Dreams.

Natural disasters? | World news | The Guardian.

Our Climate Crisis Is an Education Crisis Editorial 25_03.

Civil Eats » Blog Archive » Where Do Americans Get Their Calories? (Infographic).

How The “U-Word” Exposes the Anti-Choice Movement | RHRealityCheck.org.

(UPDATED) All Those Alternatives to Planned Parenthood? In Texas, At Least, They Don’t Exist | RHRealityCheck.org.

Civil Eats » Blog Archive » Buying Silence: Big Soda Takes a Page from Big Tobacco.



Violence is Not Tough, Love is.

Perry’s ‘Texanity’ Explained – OtherWords. “[Perry] is going to shrink government until it fits into a woman’s uterus.”

The End of Empire by David Korten — Agenda for a New Economy.

Civil Eats » Blog Archive » Texas College Converts Football Field Into Organic Farm.

Assault on Public Unions an Affront to Women’s Historic Gains | Common Dreams.

Who’s Bashing Teachers and Public Schools and What Can We Do About It?.

Sarah Palin and the Dozen Dwarfs – OtherWords.

Urban Graffiti Knitters Are the New, Cozier Christo and Jeanne-Claude | Fast Company.

A Texas-Sized Plan for Nuclear Waste | Mother Jones.  We already have a large radioactive dump site, its called Texas Tech University.

Freakonomics » Does “No Child Left Behind” Contribute to Obesity?.


Chris Hedges: The Collapse of Globalization – Chris Hedges’ Columns – Truthdig.

E.J. Dionne, Jr.: The Surprising New Class Politics – Truthdig.

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of fatness | Grist.

Civil Eats » Blog Archive » The EPA: Cleaning Up Crappy Water Since 1970.

Civil Eats » Blog Archive » Cultivating City Blocks With Karrots.

President Obama’s face used on most recent anti-choice billboard campaign. aw. ful.

“Safe” Radiation is a Lethal Three Mile Island Lie | Common Dreams.

Capitol Offensive — In These Times.

In Celebrities We Trust: An Excerpt From ‘Back to Our Future’ — In These Times.

We trade in the responsibilities of democratic citizenship for the pleasure of a superfan’s enthusiasm by simply backing whatever is being pushed by the political Michael Jordan we like.



Between Despair and Hope: MLK, Obama and War | CommonDreams.org. Medea Benjamin

‘Easier to Build Monuments than to Make a Better World’: Detroit, MLK Day, and the US Social Forum | CommonDreams.org.

Israel and Egypt continue to Squeeze the Lifeblood out of the People of Gaza | CommonDreams.org.  Ann Wright

We’ve ignored King on war – Spokesman.com – Jan. 17, 2010.

The Death of MLK Jr.: RFK Said It Best | Mother Jones.

The Santa Clausification of Martin Luther King, Jr. | TPMCafe.

Dr. King, Forgotten Radical | The American Prospect.

Naomi Klein on how corporate branding has taken over America | Books | The Guardian.

Haiti: Give Money, Not Stuff | Mother Jones.

Haiti: A Photographer’s Plea – The Picture Show Blog : NPR.

Labor’s Last Stand? — In These Times.

Kay Steiger: It’s Not So Easy. [her header pic for this blog is awesome.]

Remember last week when Hillary Clinton stood in front of the world and defended access to reproductive health care as a “basic right”?

“If we believe that human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights, then we cannot accept the ongoing marginalization of half the world’s population,” Secretary Clinton said one week ago today. “We cannot accept it morally, politically, socially, or economically.”


Obama’s Big Silence: The Race Question//UK Guardian//Naomi Klein

Obama Red-Baiting is the New Black//In These Times

America’s Doomsday Machine//Truthdig

Stop Begging Obama to Be Obama and get Mad//Truthdig

Snapshots from The Tea Party//MotherJones

The Art of the Scare Ad//MotherJones

Bullshit like this is why we need a public option, in my opinion.

Role of Priveledged White Women in the Reproductive Justice Movement//Feministe

Even Kleenex’s are gendered now.

“The Women of Afghanistan are Empowered.”//Feministing

“You might hear there is war. People are killed. Acid poured into faces of girls. Every day there is bombing, rocket shelling, torturing. But the women of Afghanistan get up in the morning and say goodbye to their family and go to work and go to the learning center. They found out that this is the only way they can stop the problem. They must be educated. And they are learning. And they are not afraid.”


The 21st Century Color Line | CommonDreams.org. by Amy Goodman

Ye Shall Inherit | CommonDreams.org. on SEIU

George Bush’s sex education failure | Melissa McEwan | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk.

Apocalypse Ciao: Let the End Times Roll | Mother Jones. Intro made in Texas, of course.

Truthdig – Reports – When Trust and Media Were One.

Truthdig – Arts and Culture – Google and Adderall to the Rescue?.

Rachel Maddow Eviscerates Pat Buchanan Again – rachel maddow – Gawker.

From Liz: Book Store Trying to Make Kids Nerdy – Books – Gawker.

Not Oprah’s Book Club: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle – Feministing.

New report says young people use contraception less consistently – Feministing.

t r u t h o u t | “Argentina: Turning Around” – an Interview With Mark Dworkin and Melissa Young.

t r u t h o u t | America’s Wars: How Serial War Became the American Way of Life.

Spotlight: Jay Smooth By Quince Mountain.


Read both Angie and Sarah‘s most recent posts!

Hondurans Pour into the Streets Demanding Zelaya’s Return | CommonDreams.org. From vandal contributor Medea Benjamin.

Untold Truths About the American Revolution | The Progressive. by Howard Zinn.

Robert Gates, Meet Robert McNamara | The Progressive.

Truthdig – Reports – Remembering McNamara.

Truthdig – Reports – Sexism and Sarah Palin.

t r u t h o u t | Life, Liberty and Employer-Provided Health Insurance.

Will We See a Real Reset with Russia?.

“We Bring Fear” | Mother Jones. We need to start doing investigative work for vandal as soon as we get going.  Daniel would have published this story six months ago.

Op-Ed Contributor – I Must Go Home to Iran Again – NYTimes.com. By Marjane Satrapi [I really want a few of her graphic cartoons for the next vandal!]

Uganda to outlaw female circumcision – Yahoo! News.

Personal is Political: On what I eat – Feministing.

Jezebel – Broadsheet Writer: Confessional Journalism Not New, Not Bad For Women – Female confessional journalism. Follow up to yesterday’s links. [I’ll post more on what I think about all this soon]

Jezebel – 3 Reasons Sarah Palin Was Good — And Bad — For Women In Politics – sarah palin resignation. But she’s still batshit crazy.

Whoohoo Sarah Haskins!