Category Archives: Feminism

Feminist economists sing the blues

Feminist economists sing the blues from Raj Patel by Raj Not all economists are humourless apologists for the rich. From the feminist economics network comes this chronicle of a flash mob, at a post-Inside Job discussion. Admittedly, the internet has better examples of flash mobs, with better … Continue reading

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Can The World Feed 10 Billion People?

Can The World Feed 10 Billion People? from Raj Patel by Raj 6 people liked this Here’s a piece I wrote for Foreign Policy, updated with Tuesday’s news about revised population estimates for the rest of the century. ________________________ The world’s demographers this week increased their estimates of … Continue reading

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Israel’s Herrenvolk police slaps a Palestinian lawyer

Israel’s Herrenvolk police slaps a Palestinian lawyer from Jews sans frontieres by Gabriel http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/sk5DCahaD1E?fs=1&hl=en_USPopout At the end of this clip, Herrenvolk police officer Kobi Bachar, deputy commander of the Galilee District Police, slaps a Palestinan lawyer after she asked him why he is … Continue reading

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Palestine/Israel Apartheid News: 5/1/11: Israel shells Gaza as Palestinians prepare to sign unity deal

INDEX (stories follow) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog—Special Weekend Edition! from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS This is not a conspiracy anymore from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) Israel shells Gaza as Palestinians prepare to … Continue reading

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Judge Benny Sagi to Israel’s Media and Women: ‘Shut Your Mouths’

Judge Benny Sagi to Israel’s Media and Women: ‘Shut Your Mouths’ from Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place by Richard Silverstein http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.richardsilverstein.com%2Ftikun_olam%2F2011%2F04%2F30%2Fjudge-benny-sagi-to-israels-media-and-women-shut-your-mouths%2F&layout=button_count&show_faces=true&width=450&action=recommend&colorscheme=light&font=verdana http://platform0.twitter.com/widgets/tweet_button.html?_=1304194783540&count=horizontal&lang=en&text=Judge%20Benny%20Sagi%20to%20Israel%E2%80%99s%20Media%20and%20Women%3A%20%E2%80%98Shut%20Your%20Mouths%E2%80%99&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.richardsilverstein.com%2Ftikun_olam%2F2011%2F04%2F30%2Fjudge-benny-sagi-to-israels-media-and-women-shut-your-mouths%2F&via=richards1052 Israelis on the crime that dare not speak its name: rape (Rotem Cohen) Thanks to Rotem Cohen … Continue reading

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The Bachmann Tea Party: It’s all about abortion

The Bachmann Tea Party: It’s all about abortion from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Gaius Publius There’s a lot of discussion about the motives of the Tea Party (so-called; they’re not really a party, but hey, it’s Sunday, and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Prosser: The women on the court have ‘ganged up’ on me

Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Prosser: The women on the court have ‘ganged up’ on me from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Gaius Publius David Prosser, as you may know, is the Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice who is also a … Continue reading

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Planned Parnethood Slams GOP Leaders for Doubletalk

Planned Parnethood Slams GOP Leaders for Doubletalk from PA Editors Blog by Political Affairs From an e-mail to the press from PPFA PR person: Will the real Mike Pence please stand up? The Indiana Republican has lately been on a campaign against family … Continue reading

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Islamophobes exploit Lara Logan to discredit Egyptian revolution

Islamophobes exploit Lara Logan to discredit Egyptian revolution from World War 4 Report blogs by Bill Weinberg As we’ve pointed out, the right is divided on the Egyptian and Arab revolutions—between neocons who have deluded themselves into thinking the Egyptians are following their “regime … Continue reading

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