If you think the big winners of Tuesday night’s election were Barack Obama and the Democrats, you’re wrong. Journalist, opinion writer, and author of two books on progressive politics, Amanda Marcotte, argues, convincingly, that the big winners were women.
Pat Robertson, the antiquated host of the 700 Club is shocked—shocked to discover that women do watch and enjoy porn. And masturbate. Apparently, he “always thought this was a male thing, a boy thing, a guy thing.” Meaning: masturbation and porn are reserved exclusively for
A recent study by the Open University of Israel and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, suggests that women who have been labeled “beautiful” by their peers are more likely to conform to social norms. They’re likely to put their own interests before the interests of
The corporate media boycotted the PowerShift 2012 conference, which was recently held in Ottawa and demanded an end to annual handouts of $1.4 billion in Canadian taxpayer money to fossil fuel corporations.
Canadian doctors are concerned that that more vulnerable refugees are being denied health care after the Harper Conservatives’ inhumane refugee health care cuts.
by Sebastian Rotella | ProPublica In May 1985, a Guatemalan Army lieutenant named Jorge Vinicio Sosa Orantes deserted, flew to San Francisco and requested political asylum, asserting that leftist guerrillas in his war-torn homeland were gunning for him. The 27-year-old officer described his combat exploits in his application
Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman unpacks “The Invisible War” a new documentary that examines the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the U.S. military. She speaks to Trina McDonald and Kori Cioca, two subjects of the film, and the film’s Academy Award-nominated director, Kirby Dick.