Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed
- Millionaires and the millionaires who love them
- Gloomy old Eeyore
- When oh when did we ever have a better press corps?
- Jackson, MS school flyer banned same-sex prom dates
- Carnival Against Sexual Violence 69
- But What If You Can't Afford To Stay Home?
- Is "rape" the new "gay"?
- The Question of Chivalry
- Why Do Rape Kits Sit Around Untested?
May 2, 2009 – Lance Mannion from last week on Wall Street whingers
May 2, 2009 – I think I’m more of a Marvin
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?
May 1, 2009 – why having recourse to the courts matters
May 1, 2009 – Lots of excellent reading
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?”
May 1, 2009 – A response to Mikki Halpin’s powerful Alternet article
May 1, 2009 – What messages does chivalry actually send?
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.”