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“We Saw Your Boobs” celebrates rape on film

Posted by in Rights, Violence

[I guess I’m lucky that I didn’t see most of the show. I did see people groan at the Lincoln joke. I guess the line of acceptability falls between jokes  about dead presidents and rape. –RS]   Hey, Seth MacFarlane, did you know many of those “boob” scenes you sang about were depictions of sexual assault? BY KATIE MCDONOUGH, at Salon.com Seth MacFarlane during the Oscars on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Credit: AP/Chris Pizzello) Seth MacFarlane has made millions off being an immature man-child. In fact, it was the…read more

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When We’re Equal, We’ll Be Happy

Posted by in Commentary, News, Rights

[From NYTimes.com ] By JUDITH WARNER Judith Warner on the politics of everyday life. Barbara Ehrenreich is now the latest to weigh in on the Female Happiness Conundrum – the whole cultural brouhaha caused by the news from Wharton School professors Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers earlier this year that despite all the objective improvements to their lives over the past four decades, women today appear to be less happy than they were in 1972. It’s been a hot-button issue, this most recent iteration of Freud’s too-often-repeated question about what…read more

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Hope For Women:Fair Trade Products Created by Women Artisans – Roger’s Posterous

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[From rsnyder’s Posterous] Hope For Women:Fair Trade Products Created by Women Artisans Hope For Women brings premium quality, Fair Trade products created by women artisans to the mainstream marketplace. We are a socially responsible organization committed to providing sustainable employment for economically disadvantaged women worldwide. We offer products exclusively made by women so they can take control of their lives and their futures. Hope For Women is a proud member of the Fair Trade Federation. Every woman is paid a fair, livable wage under safe and healthy working conditions. Tagua…read more

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