Morning Maddow: “This Is What Republican Politics Is Like Now”

A sincere mea culpa for the lack of content over the last several days. Was a holiday weekend in my neck of the tubes, so yrs truly decided to go all-in with some R&R time. Anyway, we are back and, baby, the Republicans are still fucking bat-shit. With the recent deluge of sonogram-rape legislation and...

Morning Maddow: Komen, Planned Parenthood, and the Right’s “Vendetta Against Women’s Health”

With AMBASSADOOORRRR (and Bush Pioneer ) Nancy G. Brinker doing her damndest to seal the role as the Baghdad Bob of big money non-profs and increasingly ridiculous examples of Susan G. Komen for the Cure hypocrisy coming to light, you just knew that Rachel would have to be breaking her uncharacteristic...

#MooreandMe: Still Waiting at the Foot of the Tower

Much has been written (and likely will be written) about #MooreandMe, the still-ongoing tweet-in convened in response to dismissive comments made last week by progressive icon Michael Moore (both on his site and via an appearance on Countdown with Keith Olbermann, which subsequently drew the bombastic MSNBC...

BREAKING: Dr. George Tiller Assassinated

Oh, fuck: George Tiller, the Wichita doctor who became a national lightning rod in the debate over abortion, was shot to death this morning as he walked into church services. Tiller was shot just after 10 a.m. at Reformation Lutheran Church at 7601 E. 13th, where he was a member of the congregation. An...

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...

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