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Blatantly Biased Tabloids and Clueless Mainstream Media Keep Missing the Obvious Big Story at OWS Many mainstream news outlets are flummoxed at best, condescending at worst, when it comes to their coverage of the new movement. By Sarah Seltzer “Occupy Wall Street, go home!” The New York Post has launched what can best be described, metaphorically, as an “all-out-war” on...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
With the growing discrepancy between rich and poor, we are witnessing more privilege in action. While privilege is typically enjoyed by rich, white males it is also shared with wealthy, white females, moneyed people of color, and all those born into the ruling class. But those with the majority of privilege in the U.S. tend to be rich, white males, often evidenced by their right to vociferously...read more