October 21, 2012


Clash of the Neoliberals: Obama's Shell Game

Filed by Yasmin Nair | October 21, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

In the end, the public confrontations between the two men amount to little more than a Clash of Neoliberals. We are persuaded that a gamble is actually a choice, and that may be the biggest shell game of all.Read More

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My Thirst for Justice

Filed by D Gregory Smith | October 21, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

"Do not impose on others what you do not wish for yourself." This, it seems, is one of the crowning principles of justice. But what I wished for myself was peace.Read More

Lexus Ad Gives HRC a Shoutout

Filed by Bil Browning | October 21, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

This new ad from Lexus for its ES and ES Hybrid features 'The Real L Word' actress Tracy Ryerson. It also gives a rather prominent shoutout to HRC via her cufflinks....Read More

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San Diego Trans Women Resume Hunger Strike

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | October 21, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Amazon and Caterina LePre had been hunger striking because of anti-trans discrimination that was preventing them from being able to share a cell. The warden assured them that they would be taken off single-cell status, but no action has been taken.Read More


Brown Supporter Says Outrageous Things on Facebook

Filed by Bil Browning | October 21, 2012 | 12:15 PM | comments

"GET THE FUCK OFF THAT BIKE BEFORE YOU MAKE HARLEYS LOOK LAME, YOU DOUCHEBAG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AND if you are going to go REALLY fast, PLEASE don't wear a helmet." -- George Patriarca, a union member appearing in campaign ads for Senator...Read More


The Backstory of Former Senator Arlen Specter's LGBT Legacy

Filed by Mark Segal | October 21, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

Let me tell you about how I met former Senator Arlen Specter.Read More

Clinton/Vaid Household Conspiracy Theory #1422

Filed by Kate Clinton | October 21, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

One woman's conspiracy theory is another man's history.Read More