Femmostroppo Reader – May 2, 2009

Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed

  • Millionaires and the millionaires who love them
  • May 2, 2009 – Lance Mannion from last week on Wall Street whingers

  • Gloomy old Eeyore
  • May 2, 2009 – I think I’m more of a Marvin

  • When oh when did we ever have a better press corps?
  • May 2, 2009 – on the disconnect between what journalists think is most important and what politicians think is most important – if politicians stoop to pander to the press’ greed for soundbites, are they doing their job properly?

  • Jackson, MS school flyer banned same-sex prom dates
  • May 1, 2009 – why having recourse to the courts matters

  • Carnival Against Sexual Violence 69
  • May 1, 2009 – Lots of excellent reading

  • But What If You Can't Afford To Stay Home?
  • May 1, 2009 – Quote: “Can we reasonably expect people living in such conditions to stay home from work while sick – plus two days after symptoms have subsided, as I heard recommended for students at the University of Delaware – when they have no sick pay, no resources to fall back on, and in some cases, not even any real home to stay in while away from work?”

  • Is "rape" the new "gay"?
  • May 1, 2009 – A response to Mikki Halpin’s powerful Alternet article

  • The Question of Chivalry
  • May 1, 2009 – What messages does chivalry actually send?

  • Why Do Rape Kits Sit Around Untested?
  • May 1, 2009 – Quote from Kristof op-ed: “So while we have breakthrough DNA technologies to find culprits and exculpate innocent suspects, we aren’t using them properly — and those who work in this field believe the reason is an underlying doubt about the seriousness of some rape cases. In short, this isn’t justice; it’s indifference.”

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