Se kouto sèl ki konnen sa ki nan kè yanm– Haitian Proverb (via timoza)
barackobama: jessicavalenti: Rachel Maddow owns Republican pundit who says women don’t actually make less money than men. This was pretty beautiful. (If you’re wondering what the president’s done for equal pay, Lilly Ledbetter can tell you.)
(Nuns) were the first feminists, earning Ph.D.’s or working as surgeons long...– New York Times columnist NICK KRISTOF, “We Are All Nuns” (via inothernews) I think this is the petition mentioned. Right now it has 26,887 signatures. The petition is organized by Nun Justice who are on tumblr. (via coolchicksfromhistory)
I think women are encouraged to be into sex, but we’re encouraged to be into sex...– Clarisse Thorn (Interview with a sex-positive feminist — Feministe)
Mohandas Gandhi: Dear Mona Eltahawy: You do not... →
sharquaouia: It all started this morning when Kawlture suggested we feature the Foreign Policy issue cover on our blog, the Mainstream Media and the Orient. I was on my phone and could not see the cover clearly. At first, I thought it was blackface, but upon zooming in and reading… Very informative response.
A BROOKLYN man who spent two years upstate for an armed robbery was sprung from...– Out of jail after con fesses up
Journalism Ranks 8th on Newsweek's List of 13 Most... →
futurejournalismproject: How they did it: This year we started with new research (PDF) from Georgetown University—which drew from two years of census data to determine the prospects for myriad majors—to narrow down our list to more than three dozen popular college majors. We also used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, equally weighing the following categories to determine current and...
Congress increases funds for Israel's Iron Dome →
mohandasgandhi: A House panel is boosting money for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system by $680 million amid an election-year fight over whether President Barack Obama is doing enough for the longtime Mideast ally. The Republican-controlled Armed Services Committee, which begins crafting a fiscal 2013 defense budget next week, plans millions more for the system designed to intercept...
Unfortunate case of Race & Law Enforcement
Top supervisors of an elite NYPD anti-gun unit allegedly handled white suspects with kid gloves while treating blacks like “animals” deserving of a bullet to the head, the Daily News has learned.
The Downside of Cohabiting Before Marriage →
Don’t drift into living together; give it some thought and planning.
Nigeria Tested by Rapid Rise in Population →
Much of the Earth’s population growth is in sub-Saharan African nations like Nigeria, where trends that have lowered birthrates elsewhere have not yet caught on.
Governor Romney calls the President out of touch. Hey, how many of y’all have a...– VP Biden in New Hampshire today (via barackobama)
Forget it. Women who stay at home are wonderful. Women who go to work are...– Barbara Bush, on Fox News, via TPM. Exactly. (More, if you must.)
Economic resources and racial and other privileges enable people to buy land,...– from “Fear and Loating: Public Feelings in Antiprison Work” by Jessi Lee Jackson and Erica R. Meiners relevant to Trayvon Martin. & why the colorblind theory promotes white people as “the real victims of racism” (via hiphopcheerleader)