Sunday, December 8, 2019

Tag: sexism

Misogyny, male rage and the words men use to describe Greta...

Detractors have dismissed Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg - a Nobel Prize nominee - as mentally ill, hysterical and a millennial weirdo after she pleaded with world officials last week to address the climate crisis.

It’s not a woman’s job to protect a man’s virtue

The Mississippi gubernatorial candidate who wouldn’t allow a female reporter to cover his campaign without a male chaperone is recycling centuries of misogynistic mythology.

Inside the secret border patrol Facebook group where agents joke about...

The three-year-old group, which has roughly 9,500 members, shared derogatory comments about Latina lawmakers who plan to visit a controversial Texas detention facility on Monday, calling them “scum buckets” and “hoes.”

Let’s not neglect the alpha creep

If the righteous pursuers of Harvey Weinstein care about the women who swear he violated them, then they must hold Trump answerable, too.

Americans like the resistance a lot more than they like Trump

They don’t like you, Mr. President. They really don’t like you.

Bernie Sanders calls for Trump to ax Bannon; Urges new admin...

“And I say to Mr. Trump, from the bottom of my heart, and I know I speak for millions of fellow Americans: Mr. Trump, we are not going backwards in terms of bigotry.”

On Hillary Clinton, Sexism, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Feminists who oppose Hillary Clinton's imperialism can't just challenge her foreign policy. We have to challenge the sexist attacks against her, too.

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What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”