Archive for May, 2014

May 31, 2014

The 81-Year-Old Newspaper Article That Destroys The Redskins’ Justification For Their Name | ThinkProgress

 

The 81-Year-Old Newspaper Article That Destroys The Redskins’ Justification For Their Name | ThinkProgress.

May 30, 2014

#YesAllWomen in the wake of Elliot Rodger: Why it’s so hard for men to recognize misogyny.

 

#YesAllWomen in the wake of Elliot Rodger: Why it’s so hard for men to recognize misogyny..

May 29, 2014

An Assault from Obama’s Escalating War on Journalism | Common Dreams

 

An Assault from Obama’s Escalating War on Journalism | Common Dreams.

May 29, 2014

U.S. measles cases are at a record high, and it’s all anti-vaxxers’ fault – Salon.com

 

U.S. measles cases are at a record high, and it’s all anti-vaxxers’ fault – Salon.com.

May 28, 2014

The Navajo Nation’s Shifting Sands of Climate Change | Climate Central

 

The Navajo Nation’s Shifting Sands of Climate Change | Climate Central.

May 27, 2014

UCSB shooting victim’s father: Blame NRA and “craven” politicians – Salon.com

 

UCSB shooting victim’s father: Blame NRA and “craven” politicians – Salon.com.

May 27, 2014

Why Christian Homeschooling Culture Is Not a Safe Space

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HA note: The following is reprinted with permission from Libby Anne’s blog Love Joy Feminism. It was originally published on Patheos on May 26, 2014.

Some months ago I stated in a blog post that I was becoming increasingly convinced that Christian homeschooling culture is not a safe space for young women and girls. A reader objected in the comments section, misunderstanding I think both what I meant by “Christian homeschooling culture” and “safe space.”  Regardless, reading various figures’ responses to the Doug Phillips scandal, and how they discuss Lourdes Torres, Phillips’ victim, has made my assessment only more firm.

There’s this from Doug Wilson’s recent blog post, Vice, Victims, and Vision Forum:

But if his attentions were entirely unwelcome to her, and she was freaked out by the creepster, then we have to ask why she wasn’t down the road at the first opportunity — that night…

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May 26, 2014

Fracking hotbed is a regulatory disaster – Salon.com

 

Fracking hotbed is a regulatory disaster – Salon.com.

May 26, 2014

Free Society for Harmony and Balance – Politics – Utne Reader

 

Free Society for Harmony and Balance – Politics – Utne Reader.

May 24, 2014

Taking on ‘Capital’ Without Marx – In These Times

 

Taking on ‘Capital’ Without Marx – In These Times.