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BURN THIS BOOK SAYS PALIN

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October 31st, 2010

Fantastic outburst on Larry King against Flanders’ latest book on Tea Parties.

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GRITtv Digs into “Freedom Rides for Life”

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October 16th, 2010

For the first video in our new investigative series, GRITtv Digs, we’re looking into the “Freedom Rides for Life” and the anti-abortion movement’s targeting of women of color, particularly black women in the South, using racially divisive tactics.

The following is a transcript:
Laura:
An attack is ratcheting up on women’s reproductive freedoms with an […]

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Help Independent Media on Independence Day!!!

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July 2nd, 2009

GRITtv has until Midnight, Sunday, July 5, to raise $5,000! Help Independent Media this Independence Day!

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Jackasses on Sotomayor

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June 4th, 2009

OK, let’s get this right: Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor is making the rounds of the Capitol this week and some jackasses are still saying she has to explain her “wise Latina” comment?
In a 2001 speech Sotomayor said, “I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often […]

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Jackasses on Sotomayor

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June 4th, 2009

OK, let’s get this right: Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor is making the rounds of the Capitol this week and some jackasses are still saying she has to explain her “wise Latina” comment?
In a 2001 speech Sotomayor said, “I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often […]

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Jackasses on Sotomayor

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June 4th, 2009

OK, let’s get this right: Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor is making the rounds of the Capitol this week and some jackasses are still saying she has to explain her “wise Latina” comment?
In a 2001 speech Sotomayor said, “I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often […]

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What to do with 1200 Pounds of Bull

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March 5th, 2009

You can learn a lot from obituaries — and recently there have been some great ones.
In February, it was Conchita Cintrón, a celebrated female bullfighter.
Cintrón, who retired from bullfighting after having killed as many as 750 bulls in the ring, died in Lisbon last month at the age of 86.
At eighteen, according to […]

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Reminder: NYC event, Oct. 2 - Election ‘08: Race, Gender and the Media with Laura Flanders, Glen Ford and Gary Younge

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October 1st, 2008

Editorial Note: This post was submitted by Isabel Macdonald, communications director at FAIR
Event Announcement, NYC:
Come hear WIMN’s Voices blogger Laura Flanders discuss race, gender and the media in the 2008 elections.
Thursday, October 2nd
7:30 - 9 pm: Panel Discussion
9 - 10:30 pm: Debate-watching party
At the Brecht Forum
451 West Street (West Side Highway between Bank […]

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No Way to Win a Woman

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July 3rd, 2008

Everyone’s trying to win the female vote, but women aren’t stupid.

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Russert (and Million Others) RIP

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June 16th, 2008

What if in journalism, mourning wasn’t just for journalists?

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