So, in Barack Obama’s administration, it’s perfectly acceptable to abuse an...– Glenn Greenwald: WH forces P.J. Crowley to resign for denouncing the conditions of Bradley Manning’s detention as “ridiculous, counterproductive and stupid” (via kateoplis)
That man over there says that women need to be helped into carriages, and lifted...– Soujourner Truth, born a slave in New York State. Some time after gaining her freedom in 1827, she became a well known anti-slavery speaker. Her speech was delivered at the Women’s Convention in Akron, Ohio, on May 29, 1851. As relevant today, on International Women’s Day as it was 160 years ago....
If it wasn’t already clear who is being served by the talking heads who rail against raising taxes while blaming teachers for budget shortfalls, The Daily Show is here to help spell it out for you. For Richer and Poorer - Teachers and Wall Street - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - 03/03/11