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Our Movement’s Mitzrayim

Access to legal abortion promises a state-of-existence never before experienced, where women are fully empowered to steward the procreative power of the species.

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on Women’s Liberation, Black Manhood, and Total Revolution

This is boundary-breaking & inspiring.  Listen to Carl Dix of the Revolutionary Communist Party spit some cold truth in his remarks at the International Womens’ Program program at LaPregunta Arts Cafe near Harlem on March 6, 2010.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dljezhq-PUg

 

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The Billboard Circus and the Abortion Wars

The abortion wars rage relentlessly on, in the United States and elsewhere, and the only lesson to be drawn from recent federal and state legislative action is that the wars show no signs of abating.

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STOKING FIRE: Anti-Choice Group Joins Muslim Bashers

An anti-choice group has broadened its agenda to include a new bogey, Islam, and has aligned itself with an international team of fear-mongers to fight the religion’s spread. Unfortunately, they have many allies to help spread hatred.

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Daily Pulse: Public Option Is Alive and Kicking

Reports of the death of the public option were greatly exaggerated. In fact, Democrats now have a chance to move further to the left. Also, can reproductive choice help reverse climate change?

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“Lady-Mags”–Love Them, Flaws and All, or Leave Them?

The paradox of women’s glossies: They largely acknowledge our progress and rights in terms of the workplace, sexual freedom and reproductive rights, but only skim the surface of the sexist dynamics and expectations that inform those issues.

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Human Rights: When Officials Get Serious About HIV Prevention, This is Where They’ll Start

Stigma, discrimination, poverty, homophobia, racism, sexism, all fuel the spread of HIV and hurt those living with it. These issues are routinely cited as critical to ending the epidemic but rarely addressed in policies and prevention strategies.

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“Mad Men” Salon: America’s Struggle with Race, Shaken Not Stirred

Mad Men presents an exploration of race, class, and gender in the not-so-distant past that challenges the notion that all was well back in the day and keeps this fan coming back for more.

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Anti-Health Reform Racism: Not Just Wrong, But Stupid

I’m sure that the teabaggers/birthers/cute-nickname-for-right-wingers showing up at town hall events are instinctively aware of how much universal health care will benefit communities of color. And they’re not having it.

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Reclaiming Choice for Native Women

As a Native woman, I am entitled to advocate for choice from within my culture, which has always valued women’s choices and decision-making.

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