Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. Please add interesting links of your own in the comments.
- The Johns Sex For Sale And The Men Who Buy It
- Officer Jack Sparrow?
- Shaming Miss California: Stop fighting homophobia with misogyny
- The Far Right's First 100 Days: Shifting Into Overdrive
- Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Truth?
- (title unknown)
- oh dear
- To your health, ladies
- The Right to Discriminate
- Quick Hit: Films for the Feminist Classroom
- Save Samantha Orobator
- Great Books by Smart People
– Quote: “Harm elimination, not harm reduction.”
– this story has been on my wtf? radar for a few days now
– Quote: “fighting homophobia with misogyny pretty much reeks of hypocrisy itself, no?”
– sobering reading
– Analysis of how Obama’s acknowledgements that the USA is not infallible has outraged the bellicose jingoists of the posturing right. And why, of course, they are wrong.
– Digby links to a post pointing out that all these high-paid US execs threatening to leave the country if they don’t continue to receive huge salary packages – where else can they go that actually pays equivalent or better executive packages? Nowhere – they are an aberration that the free market is about to correct.
– how paying attention to Austen ruins women
– For those of us living in countries with “socialised medicine” an eye-opener to the US clusterfuck as you read these “concessions” from the health insurance industry
– Neat clarifications on discrimination from Jill
– Bookmark this great link from Courtney
– Liss asks a pertinent question – would we have all heard about Orobator months ago if she wasn’t black?
– three book recommendations