Komen & Planned Parenthood
Regardless of your PERSONAL politics, there’s no denying that cutting overall funding for women’s health because of a disagreement with one service Planned Parenthood provides is like throwing away the apple because you don’t like the stem.
Most cutting and intelligent segment I’ve ever watched. jtotheizzoe: inothernews: Jon Stewart on the problem Fox “News” has with the poor, “socialist” billionaires, and class warfare. (via Mediaite; h/t to climateadaptation) No science, but essential watching for anyone who cares about the future of sanity on Earth. I have a refrigerator, too. I’m rich like Jay-Z and John D....
The reason no one takes most libertarians seriously is because they keep voting...– Balloon Juice: Also, Your Record Sucks
Why I am a black male feminist. →
Like most guys, I had bought into the stereotype that all feminists were white, lesbian, unattractive male bashers who hated all men. But after reading the work of these black feminists, I realized that this was far from the truth. After digging into their work, I came to really respect the intelligence, courage and honesty of these women.
Special IPCC Report on Renewable Energy Sources... →
jtotheizzoe: According to Al Gore’s blog, investment of just under 1% of global GDP could result in renewables accounting for 80% of our energy within 40 years, and possible cuts of one-third of our greenhouse gas emissions. Not to mention the economic stimulus provided by a new renewable energy job sector. Or the available opportunities for (insert your country here) innovation. Or reducing...
Medical license of anti-vax hero Mark Geier... →
jtotheizzoe: … as it should have been. Link goes to ruling, more analysis to come if appropriate.
Five myths about why women earn less than men →
fuckyeahfeminists: 1. Women earn less because they enter low-paying fields and become moms. If different occupations don’t explain the pay gap, might it be caused by women’s decisions to work less outside the home in order to care for their children? Researchers have found that even when differences in work experience, education, age, and occupation are held constant, women continue to earn...
YAY. seawitchery: I started out clicking strategically… and by the end was just wildly clicking and dancing in my chair. biancavirina: CLICK THE SQUARES. THE WHOLE WORLD NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT THIS. THIS THIS THIS THIS!
Big Freedia - Y'all Get Back Now
nolanews: Checking out this morning’s top videos on the intertoots and check out who was in the top 10 ‘Videos we like’ on Vimeo? Scion A/V Presents: Big Freedia - Y’all Get Back Now from Bob Weisz Sucks on Vimeo.
Obama administration replaces controversial... →
Thank you, finally a sensible ruling this week. If you don’t want to provide legal health services to everyone, you should hand that job over to one of the many unemployed people who will do it right.
'The Sons of Tennessee Williams' visits early days... →
nolanews: Fat Tuesday had long played a role in gay life here, as a day when anyone could mask as whoever they wanted to be. Gathering at balls to parody straight New Orleans’ penchant for fake royalty seems inevitable today, but proved a fight at the time.
Fuck yeah, feminists!: Sign Online Letter to... →
fuckyeahfeminists: The U.S. House of Representatives has just voted to bar Planned Parenthood health centers from all federal funding for birth control, cancer screenings, HIV testing, and other lifesaving care. It is the most dangerous legislative assault in our history, and it cannot go unanswered. We — Planned…
And what I’ve come realize, despite my print background, despite my abiding love...– In Defense of Science Blogs (yes again)
A Message About Proposed Cuts to the Budget for... →
jtotheizzoe: An open letter declaring how ass-backwards it would be to cut the NIH budget by over 5% below even current levels as proposed by the GOP House budget. Please help get the word out. The NIH funds most biomedical research in the US, and cutting its budget would be catastrophic on many levels.