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Bad-ass women of the day: Democracy Now! interviews high school scholars who called Bush out on torture

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July 5th, 2007

Mari Oye and Leah Anthony Libresco presented a letter to President Bush signed by 50 presidential scholars who were visiting the White House urging him to “stop violations of the human rights of detainees, to cease illegal renditions, and to apply the Geneva Convention to all detainees, including those designated enemy combatants.”
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Tune in: Jessica Valenti on The Colbert Report tonight!

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June 5th, 2007

I’m going to be on The Colbert Report tonight to talk about my book, Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide To Why Feminism Matters. I am freaking out a bit. So send good vibes my way between 6 and 7pm tonight–that’s when we’ll be taping.
And tune in to the show on Comedy […]

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WaPo: Wage gap is “a bargain”

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April 3rd, 2007

“Paper money is just so…masculine. I prefer my pay in easy-to-count coins!”
Did you know that making less money than men is a good thing? Oh, you like paying the bills and feeding your kids? Well don’t fret, Carrie Lukas is here to set you straight!
Lukas, the vice president of the anti-feminist organization […]

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Um…wow.

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September 14th, 2006

Check out this spread from Vogue Italia. Abuse chic?
Via Gawker.

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Event tonight: Feminist blogger roundtable in NYC

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August 21st, 2006

Hey NY’ers — if you’ve ever wanted to hobnob with fab feminist bloggers, tonight’s your chance. I’ll be participating in a feminist blogging roundtable hosted by Blogging Liberally, tonight at 6pm at UFT building (see below for details).
Below is the write-up being circulated by Dave Alpert at BL —
Hope to see you there!
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The dreaded “blogosphere”

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May 4th, 2006

Just wanted to take a minute to introduce myself and to thank Jennifer for putting this amazing group blog together!
I started blogging about two years ago when I created Feministing.com, and I really had no frigging clue what the “blogosphere” even was. So fear not if you’re just starting to read blogs.
I hope that […]

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