Category Archives: Education

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

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Four States Have Now Defunded Planned Parenthood ♀ The Unauthorized History of the GOP’s 30-Year War on Planned Parenthood ♀ Anti-abortion goons target NC teacher who called them ‘misogynists’ outside a women’s health clinic ♀ Woman With Abortion In Past Is Stung By Man’s Accusation ♀ Wichita police investigating possible bomb threat at abortion clinic – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Animals & the Environment, Good Cop/Bad Cop and Gun Violence

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Oklahoma Court Blocks Medication Abortion Restriction ♀ Donald Trump Defends Planned Parenthood – Two points. First, the title should have been “Donald Trump Defends Planned Parenthood- Sort Of”, since he’s still a member of the forced birth crowd. – Read the full article

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

Lead Story From the book Girls In Justice via Mother Jones ♀ These Photos Show What Life Is Like for Girls in Juvenile Detention In his latest collection of photographs, Girls in Justice, Richard Ross—who has spent the past eight years documenting incarcerated kids—explores the lives of young women in custody.  – Read the full article

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

Lead Story ♀ Breaking: Clintons Got Millions from Swiss Bank Sec Clinton Shielded From IRS  Here’s the long and short of it. Shortly after she became Secretary of State, Clinton went to Switzerland at the request of her Swiss counterpart. The IRS had sued UBS demanding the identities of some 50,000 account holders. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Racism and Women’s Health & Image

Lead Story ♀ The Best Candidate for Minorities and Women (Not Hillary, Not Now) Hillary’s high polling among African Americans and championing by women, including EMILY’s List, are often viewed as signs of her strong support from minorities and women (and many who are both).   – 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

O’Malley’s Plan for an Affordable, Accessible and Accountable College Education

Presidential candidate Martin O’Malley has released his plan to address the rising cost of a college education and student loan debt. These are the basics (see the full plan at O’Malley’s campaign site): Provide Immediate Relief to Student Borrowers Stop Skyrocketing Tuition Rates Reduce Tuition Costs Help Low and Middle Income Students Cover Non-Tuition Costs Partner with States and Schools to Improve Completion Rates Support Part-Time and Mid-Career Students Create Multiple Paths to Graduation Increase College Preparedness Hold For-Profit Colleges Accountable – Read the full article

Jindal Forms Exploratory Committee

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has reportedly formed an exploratory committee to test the waters for a 2016 run for the GOP nomination for President. I have to come up with a new term, because clown car is getting old; but he would join the ranks of some seriously deficient human beings candidates. – Read the full article

Georgia Principal Fired After Racist Remarks

A rare moment of justice in response to last week’s racist remarks by a Georgia Principal made during a graduation ceremony. AJC.com posted the statement released yesterday by the the board of directors of TNT Academy (my emphasis): “In light of recent events, the board of directors of TNT Academy has moved to dismiss Nancy Gordeuk as principal,” Anderson said in the email, which the state NAACP sent to The AJC. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion, Animals & the Environment

Lead Story ♀ Disappearing Trees: Using Google Earth To Map Deforestation Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀A New Model in the Fight for Abortion Rights ♀Tennessee Republican who pressured mistress to have abortion votes to restrict them for other women – Because the only rights are Republican rights.   – Read the full article

Georgia Private School Graduation Ends In Chaos After Principal’s Racist Remarks

The Principal and founder of a private school in Georgia brought down an avalanche of negative press when she insulted “all the black people” in the audience at yesterday’s graduation ceremony. The Principal ended the ceremony and as the audience began to leave she realized she forgot the valedictorian’s speech. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Education and LGBTQ

Lead Story Joy Lofthouse via yle.fi/ ♀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