Category Archives: Corporations

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Animals & the Environment and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Lead Story ♀ Speaker John Boehner to resign from Congress – And Vox has a thorough review of why. Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Illegal Abortion Is Dangerous, Birth Control Works, and Other Inconvenient Truths for Pro-Lifers  ♀ 15 Years On, Conservatives Are Still Trying to Kill the Abortion Pill ♀ When “Pro-Life” Means “Anti-Birth Control” ♀ Anti-Abortion Group Loses Last Ditch Attempt to Avoid Legal Process ♀ Senate Democrats Block Restrictive 20-Week Abortion Ban ♀ PPFA President Agrees to Testify Before House Committee; House Dems Demand CMP Testify, Too ♀ Stat check: No, women couldn’t just “go somewhere else” if Planned Parenthood closed ♀ Senate halts Planned Parenthood defund bid – And thereby averts another government shutdown. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Education and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Special Labor Day Lead Story ♀ Women in mostly male workplaces exhibit psychological stress response  They encounter social isolation, performance pressures, sexual harassment, obstacles to mobility, moments of both high visibility and invisibility, co-workers’ doubts about their competence, and low levels of workplace social support. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Good Cop/Bad Cop and LGBTQ

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ I thought I saw all the Planned Parenthood sting footage. Turns out the tapes were edited. ♀ Even If You Haven’t Had an Abortion, You Owe Planned Parenthood ♀ Abortion foes find new ways to get details about patients, doctors ♀ Ben Carson employs Cylon logic against women ♀ Ohio Bill Would Ban Abortion Due to Down Syndrome Diagnosis ♀ Conservatives target bust of Planned Parenthood founder – I was surprised that conservatives could be this petty and mean-spirited. – Read the full article

Koch Brothers Populist Message – To The Rich

This is f*cking hilarious. Charles Koch, selling a rich-man’s populism to, who else, hundreds of rich men in the ballroom of an uber-luxury resort. In Koch’s words (with my emphasis and comments added): History demonstrates that when the American people get motivated by an issue of justice that they believe is just, extraordinary things can be accomplished. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Good Cop/Bad Cop and Racism

Lead Story ♀ The women of New Horizons’ Pluto flyby Women make up 25 percent of the New Horizons flyby team. Science team leader Fran Bagenal said, “This isn’t remarkable – it’s just how it is.” Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Who’s Behind the Planned Parenthood Sting Video? – Read the full article

Wall Street Helped Destroy the Economy of Greece

With all of the hand-wringing today over the results of the Greek referendum, rejecting an even deeper austerity package and bailout, there are plenty of conservatives online working hard to mislead the public. Just as they did during the American financial crisis, they’re shifting the blame away from investment firms and Wall Street and blaming the people – the lazy, irresponsible Greek people. – Read the full article

Raise The Estate Tax!

Robert Reich, by way of – Read the full article

Scott Walker – Corporate Lap Dog

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Diane Black Should Focus on Big Tax Cheats

I received my usual Republican Representative’s email a couple of days ago; one has to subscribe to the opposition’s propaganda, for the humor if nothing else. Tennessee Rep. Diane Black’s most recent “update” is titled, “Does This Seem Fair to You?”, a condemnation of IRS employees with delinquent tax bills. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Education and LGBTQ

Lead Story Joy Lofthouse via ♀92-year-old World War Two veteran flies Spitfire again – Joy Lofthouse was a member of the Air Transport Auxiliary during WWII, ferrying aircraft between units.  To celebrate the 70th anniversary of VE day, she gets behind the joystick of a Spitfire one more time.   – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Animals & the Environment and LGBTQ

Lead Story ♀ Wealth Inequality Is Now As Bad As It Was During The 1920s Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Abortion Rights at Risk: The GOP Opens a New Front in the War on Women ♀ Petition: President Obama: #HelmsHurts ♀UNINTENDED PREGNANCIES COST FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS $21 BILLION IN 2010 ♀I had an abortion because of extreme morning sickness. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, LGBTQ, and World News

Lead Story ♀ ‘ISIS Hit List’ Targeting Law Enforcement Actually Made By Right-Wing Christians (SCREENSHOTS) – Your not going to freak out our followers unless your way more threatening.  Here, let us help you. Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ There Are No Abortion Cakes ♀ Senate Passes Compromise Bill Increasing Federal Funding for Abstinence-Only Sex Education – When exactly did our government make the decision that the best method to deal with any problem is the one that won’t work? – Read the full article