Move Your Money Day a Success; Over $50 Million Withdrawn From Big Banks by Sarah Jaffe Around the country, in groups and individually, Americans voted with their dollars this week to move away from the banks that caused the economic crisis. Around the country this past Saturday, November 5, people fed up with the power and influence of the big banks (not to mention their bailouts and bad...read more
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DSK’s Alleged Victim Should Not Be Called His “Accuser” By Jackson Katz Can we please stop referring to Nafissatou Diallo as DSK’s “accuser?” She is his alleged victim. Every time someone calls her an “accuser” they undermine her credibility and bolster his. And it’s not just sexist men who are doing this. Even some feminists and victim...read more
The men who buy sex are your neighbors and colleagues. A new study reveals how the burgeoning demand for porn and prostitutes is warping personal relationships and endangering women and girls. By Leslie Bennetts Newsweek Men of all ages, races, religions, and backgrounds do it. Rich men do it, and poor men do it, in forms so varied and ubiquitous that they can be summoned at a momentâ€™s...read more
Have you ever noticed when a corporation is taken down for its abuse and malfeasance that the CEO is suddenly female or as is the case with the U.S. Presidency, black? So, we have an African-American male president who inherited and added to incalculable debts is now taken to task for what he mostly inherited from the long BUSH years. That there is even a so-called “debate” seems...read more
RESISTANCE TO OBJECTIFYING ADVERTISING Who needs an excuse to feature public resistance to marketing that is sexually objectifying to women? We include some of our favorites and link to Sociological Images to view more. Enjoy this small sampling of how some fight the powers that be. Thanks to Lisa Wade who posted the following: Wade wrote, “As I wrote back then, this resistance shows us...read more