The League of Extraordinary Warmongerers

First we have the attack on the Turkish flotilla bringing aid to Gaza. Then we see humanitarians murdered in Oaxaca while delivering aid. And now, the US Supreme Court is on board to curb humanitarianism and peaceful resistance, with its ruling in Holder vs. Humanitarian Law Project. Any “material...

The Best Damned CNBC Takedown, Period

The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th 11p / 10c CNBC Gives Financial Advice Daily Show Full EpisodesImportant Things With Demetri Martin Political HumorJoke of the Day The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, I salute you. Real American Heroes, right here. Hat-tip to Sarah J at...

Digital Colonialism

My mind has milled around the term “digital colonialism” and what it actually means for feminist and political discourse online. My visions of this term go beyond the simple social dynamics between little blogs and big blogs, jealousy and book deals, anti-essentialism and white normativity. The...

Confirm Rep. Hilda Solis as Department of Labor Secretary

Can you believe that Rep. Hilda Solis, strong pro-labor advocate and all-around excellent representative from California, still hasn’t been confirmed for the Labor Secretary position yet? According to the AP, they are conducting a “test vote” to ensure she receives the proper number of votes for...

Quick Prime Time Press Conference Reflection

Before I abandon the internet to fight the homework beast slouching towards my desk to be born, I have a few passing thoughts about President Obama’s presser I want to put out into the open:   President Obama did a great job diffusing the onslaught of Republican revisionism in the past couple of weeks...

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