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Filed Under:Issues & Causes / Feminism
Posts on Regator:17014
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Archived Since:September 10, 2008

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The Friday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by leaves.Recommended Reading:Lance Mannion: [Content Note: Class warfare] They Hate Us. All of Us.Sarah Kendzior: There Are Many Reasons to Oppose a Mike Pence Presidency—But His Skill at Lying Is theShow More Summary

Comey's Devastating Unprofessionalism

On Wednesday, we learned that former FBI Director James Comey's public communications during the election about the Hillary Clinton email probe were influenced by a fake Russian intelligence document. And it gets even worse.[ContentShow More Summary

Hillary Clinton Is a Builder of Villages

Today, Hillary Clinton delivered the commencement address at her alma mater Wellesley, 48 years after she gave the first-ever student commencement address. And it was tremendous. [Complete transcript.] There were, as ever, so many things...Show More Summary

Daily Dose of Cute

Tils is over it. As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

We Resist: Day 127

One of the difficulties in resisting the Trump administration, the Republican Congressional majority, and Republican state legislatures is keeping on top of the sheer number of horrors, indignities, and normalization of the aggressively abnormal that they unleash every single day. Show More Summary

The Russia Probe Is Officially a Family Affair

As I guessed, Jared Kushner is indeed the White House official who is being investigated as part of the probe into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia.Ken Dilanian, Peter Alexander, and Courtney Kube at NBC News:...Show More Summary

The GOP Has Become an Enemy of the State

Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate in the Montana special election, who physically attacked Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs, has won the election. Of course Gianforte won & GOP is celebrating. They elected a confessed sexual abuser president. Show More Summary

Question of the Day

Suggested by Shaker Amarie: "What's your preferred hair care routine?"Wash as infrequently as possible to not interfere with natural oils. Shampoo but no conditioner. Use a detangling comb. Air dry as often as possible. Blow dry on low and cool when I have to blow dry it. Show More Summary

"We have demonstrated our commitment to the Party. It is time for the Party to demonstrate its commitment to us."

Yesterday, a group of Black women who are activists, civic and community leaders, and/or elected officials published a letter to DNC Chair Tom Perez, asking for a meeting "with Black women leaders and activists where you can hear not...Show More Summary

Daily Dose of Cute

SRS CAT. As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

We Resist: Day 126

One of the difficulties in resisting the Trump administration, the Republican Congressional majority, and Republican state legislatures is keeping on top of the sheer number of horrors, indignities, and normalization of the aggressively abnormal that they unleash every single day. Show More Summary

The CBO Score on Trumpcare Is Out, and It's Awful

The Congressional Budget Office released its report on the final project cost and consequences of the Republican healthcare [sic] bill, which passed the House earlier this month, because Donald Trump wanted a win, at any cost.And toShow More Summary

There's a Pattern Here: Documenting the Escalating Trumpist War on Journalism

[CN: This post includes descriptions of physical assaults, and links may include images, video or audio of same. There are also verbal assaults which include misogynistic language, anti-Semitic language, and anti-Black language.] One...Show More Summary

Republican Candidate Bodyslams Reporter; Lies About What Happened

[Content Note: Violence.]Last night, Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs was asking Greg Gianforte, the Republican nominee running in the special election in Montana to replace Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, about the newly-released CBO score...Show More Summary

Scenes from Manchester

[Content Note: Terrorism; injury; death.]Following Monday night's bombing in Manchester, police have made a number of arrests. The investigation continues—though the UK has reportedly stopped sharing information with the US after administration...Show More Summary

Question of the Day

Suggested by Shaker yazikus: "How do you get rid of an ear-worm (of the musical variety)? I've got a tried and true antidote for myself, wondering how others tackle it."Usually I just sing the tune out loud in various silly voices until it goes away, lol.

The Wednesday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by sea salt.Recommended Reading:Your Fat Friend: [Content Note: Fat hatred] What It Means to Become the 'Fat Friend'Shamira Ibrahim: [CN: Misogynoir; abuse; self-defense; carcerality] America Owes Bresha...Show More Summary

Resistance Twitter

By request of a bunch of Shakers, here is a thread to share your Twitter recommendations for people who are must-follows for resistance news.I could go on endlessly, because there are just a ridiculous number of people who I find indispensable in this moment, but for now I'll just keep it to a single must must must follow: My pal @sarahkendzior.Whom do you recommend?

"The Document Was Bad Intelligence"

According to a new report, former FBI Director James Comey's public communications during the election about the Hillary Clinton email probe were influenced by a fake Russian intelligence document. Of course.Karoun Demirjian and Devlin...Show More Summary

Daily Dose of Cute

"If you didn't want your sweater used as my bed, you shouldn't have left it here." As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

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