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Entries by The Media Consortium from 07/2010

Weekly Diaspora: Obama to Congress: It's Time to Support Immigration Reform

| Posted 07.01.2010 | Huffington Post

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger This morning, President Barack Obama condemned the "failure by those of us in Washington to fix a broken immigr...

Weekly Mulch: When will America be free from BP?

| Posted 07.02.2010 | Green

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger On July 4th, Americans are supposed to celebrate their independence. We may no longer have to worry about a ...

Weekly Audit: Congressional Inaction Feeding Unemployment Crisis

| Posted 07.06.2010 | Business

President Barack Obama's economic team was slow to recognize the severity of the jobs crisis, and now seems unable to get Congress to actually do something about it.

Weekly Pulse: Where Are the Anti-Choicers at the Kagan Hearings?

| Posted 07.07.2010 | Politics

As Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan begins her second week of confirmation hearings, Mother Jones' Stephanie Mencimer wonders why the anti-abortion protesters have been uncharacteristically subdued this time around.

Weekly Diaspora: Department of Justice Challenges Arizona's SB 1070--What's next?

| Posted 07.08.2010 | Huffington Post

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger On Tuesday, the Department of Justice filed suit against the state of Arizona in an effort to overturn a string...

Weekly Mulch: Politics, Power, and the Environment Beyond BP

| Posted 07.09.2010 | Green

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Washington has a blind spot when it comes to the environment. BP and the oil spill brought the government's ...

Weekly Audit: The Hidden Casualties of the Great Recession

| Posted 07.13.2010 | Huffington Post

by Annie Shields, Media Consortium blogger The June labor market report announced that the unemployment rate is down from 9.7 to 9.5 percent and 83,00...

Weekly Pulse: The Religious Right vs. Birth Control

| Posted 07.14.2010 | Huffington Post

Weekly Pulse: The Religious Right vs. Birth Controlby Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Does health care reform's promise of preventive car...

Weekly Diaspora: Suing, Protesting, and Boycotting Arizona over SB 1070

| Posted 07.15.2010 | Huffington Post

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger Senate Bill 1070, Arizona's notorious anti-immigrant law, is set to go into effect on July 29. With days left t...

Weekly Mulch: Kicking Our Addiction to AC--Why DC Needs to Step Up

| Posted 07.16.2010 | Huffington Post

Weekly Mulch: Kicking Our Addiction to AC--Why DC Needs to Step Upby Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger This summer, Americans are cranking up the...

Weekly Audit: Why Elizabeth Warren Should Head New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

| Posted 07.20.2010 | Huffington Post

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger With the Wall Street reform bill finally cleared through Congress, activists and intellectuals are pushin...

Weekly Pulse: Uncovered Abortions, Toxic Mani-Pedis, and Kagan's a Go

| Posted 07.21.2010 | Huffington Post

Weekly Pulse: Uncovered Abortions, Toxic Mani-Pedis, and Kagan's a Goby Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Last week, the Obama administrati...

Weekly Pulse: Uncovered Abortions, Toxic Mani-Pedis, and Kagan's a Go

| Posted 07.21.2010 | Huffington Post

Weekly Pulse: Uncovered Abortions, Toxic Mani-Pedis, and Kagan's a Goby Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Last week, the Obama administrati...

Weekly Diaspora: Evangelicals Unexpected Allies for Immigration Reform

| Posted 07.22.2010 | Politics

With only a week remaining before Arizona's contentious Senate Bill 1070 becomes law, Arizona human and immigrant rights groups have found unlikely allies among the religious community.

Weekly Mulch: How Reid's Energy Bill Undermines Senate Climate Efforts

| Posted 07.23.2010 | Huffington Post

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) introduced a limited energy bill that responds to the oi...

Weekly Audit: Why Are Unemployment Benefits A Major Political Fight?

| Posted 07.27.2010 | Huffington Post

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger Congress finally authorized an extension of unemployment benefits on Wednesday, providing a critical life...

Weekly Diaspora: Modified SB 1070 Goes Into Effect; How Federal Law Paved the Way

| Posted 07.29.2010 | Politics

The passage of SB 1070 made it clear that the federal government had created a monster.