Category Archives: Racial Issues

SEIU: To Win Economic Justice, We Must Win Racial Justice

Powerful video by the SEIU – Service Employees International Union: – Read the full article

Trump, the “Racial Healer”

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Two Different Responses to the Shootings of Sterling and Castile

The President gave a very well balanced statement on the shootings, not that RWNJs and racists are going to listen to anything he says. Here’s a different kind of response to what seems like an endless string of black men being gunned down because of their race – Personally, I think the only answer to this ongoing issue is to have well-armed, African American communities in every major city in this country. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Gun Violence and War on the Poor

Lead Story Photos via MSN, provided by Redbook ♀ Eight Year Old Orphaned Burn Victim Wants Cards For Christmas – Address in the article. Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Anti-Choice Pastor Refuses to Follow Crisis Pregnancy Center Regulations ♀ Planned Parenthood Opens New Clinic Days After Colorado Shooting ♀ Supreme Court Rejects Latest Delay Tactic by Center for Medical Progress ♀ Nearly 400 Anti-Abortion Bills Were Introduced Across the Country This Year ♀ Anti-Choice Protesters Need Your Children To See Adorable Fetus Pix On Their Way To Class Two Rivers Public Charter School alleges in a complaint filed in D.C. – Read the full article

RW Tries to Blame Liberals For Trump

We’re all used to the Right Wing alternate universe where up is down, black is white and lies are truth; but recently, some guy at The Federalist finally snapped his frayed tether to reality. In a post titled “How the Left Created Donald Trump“, Paul David Miller attempts to deflect the blame for his party’s detestable front runner. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, Gun Violence and Women in Politics

Lead Story ♀ Who Turned My Blue State Red? – Are the poor in rural red states really voting against their own best interests by electing Republicans who want to slash the social safety net? The answer is more complex than you might think. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Racism and World News

Just a short one this week, gang, since I’m still recovering from surgery (which went very well, thank you). Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Supreme Court Sends Mixed Messages on Reproductive Rights If there’s one thing made crystal clear by a summer’s worth of anti-Planned Parenthood smear videos, it is that anti-choice activists are intent on running the reproductive health-care provider out of business and are perfectly willing to ignore or elide the law to reach that goal. – Read the full article

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

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ The Right’s Answer to Gutting Planned Parenthood? Elementary Schools, Homeless Shelters, Jails Indeed, most people would consider it unusual to pick a corrections facility if they were in the market for a breast exam. But that’s exactly what is suggested by a new website launched last month by some of the nation’s most prominent anti-choice groups. – Read the full article

Women of Color Behind Bars

A new infographic by logikcull.com: Click to Enlarge Via logikcull – Read the full article

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

Lead Story ♀ So who really won the first debate, Hillary or Bernie? Corporate media says Hillary, but the internet says Bernie. Then there’s the  big guys– are they playing fair? Does it really just depend on aesthetics? Chaffee, Webb  and O’Malley don’t seem to have much of a chance, but at least everyone came off as acting like adults, unlike the Gop debates. – Read the full article

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

  Note: I won’t be doing Friday Feminism next Friday, 9/18,  due to our participation in a charitable event for Northern Virginia Sheltie Rescue. FF will return on 9/25. See you then. Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Planned Parenthood Clinic Blaze Ruled Arson As Legislative Attacks Continue ♀ Louisiana: Women Don’t Need Planned Parenthood. – Read the full article