Supreme Court Roundup
Mar22

Supreme Court Roundup

  On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will begin hearing oral arguments related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka health reform). The oral argument will run for more than six hours and span three days, as the Court considers issues related to the individual mandate (requiring everyone to have health insurance coverage), the Medicaid expansion (beginning in 2014, people with incomes at or...

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Ron Paul’s Offensive and the War on Women
Feb05

Ron Paul’s Offensive and the War on Women

Ron Paul does not, himself, have a uterus, and although he was once a practicing OB/Gyn, he cannot speak with any personal experience whatsoever when it comes to the matters of pregnancy and childbirth. Nonetheless, Paul held forth on what he feels we women should be permitted to do when faced with the possibility of an unplanned pregnancy. Specifically, an unplanned pregnancy resulting from rape.

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On the Heels of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation’s Hard Tack to the Right: See This Documentary, Pink Ribbon Inc.
Feb03

On the Heels of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation’s Hard Tack to the Right: See This Documentary, Pink Ribbon Inc.

A new documentary released in Canadian theatres February 3, 2012, exposes the bottom-line thinking, corporate pinkwashing, and anti-choice political slant of much of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation’s activities.

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On Susan G. Komen For the Cure: Pink ribbons and an opened can of worms
Feb01

On Susan G. Komen For the Cure: Pink ribbons and an opened can of worms

A deep dive into the criticisms of the Susan Komen Foundation: pinkwashing, high overhead through plush “administrative costs,” and a too-cozy relationship with Big Pharma.

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MOMocrats Top Political Stories of 2011
Dec29

MOMocrats Top Political Stories of 2011

The gifts have been opened, the menorah has been put away, and the tree is starting to look a little parched. These are all clues that it’s time to engage in the media’s favorite New Year’s Tradition: The Top Ten List.This year, we’ve got one, too. MOMocrats Cynematic and Karoli joined me on yesterday’s MOMochat podcast to talk about our picks for Top Political Stories of 2011. And since we only get one...

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