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Weekly Pulse: Mob Scene

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Republicans and their allies are pressuring Democratic healthcare reformers at townhall meetings around the country. Addie Stan has a blockbuster piece in AlterNet that exposes the network behind the mobs.

World Breastfeeding Week: Breastfeeding Is a Feminist Issue

Amie Newman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amie Newman

Breastfeeding is not simply a "choice" women make. It is a decision women make based on a tremendous variety of social and medical factors.

Weekly Pulse: The Rocky Road to Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Obama must have been disappointed when the non-partisan CBO announced last week that the Dem's healthcare bills won't cut spending, as he won't sign a bill that doesn't contain cost cuts.

The Circle Continues: Dr. Carhart Takes On Tiller's Practice

Amie Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amie Newman

Dr. Leroy Carhart, a physician who provides abortions for women in need and who for many years provided later term abortions in his home state of Nebr...

Breast, Bottle and The Beauty of Motherhood

Amie Newman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amie Newman

The real focus should be on creating the societal support necessary for mothers to experience new motherhood as optimally as possible. Do we offer adequate paid family leave for new moms?

Will Tom Daschle Be What The Reproductive Rights Community Wants?

Amie Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amie Newman

The former S. Dakota senator may please some inside-the-Beltway Democrats, but the reaction of reproductive and sexual health advocates working on the ground will be interesting to gauge.

Frames, Exceptions and Anti-Choice Aims Exposed

Amie Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amie Newman

There is no public benefit to an endless back and forth about the morality of women's reproductive health decisions, when millions of women are faced with unintended pregnancies.

McCain Undone By Affect And Temperament
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The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

Special Debate Edition In the much-anticipated final presidential debate of the 2008 campaign season, the man who landed the greatest number of punch...

Ludacris' Lyrics: Misogyny, Racism and The Reality of America

Amie Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amie Newman

Ludacris is repeating nothing that hasn't been said or acted out in a million different ways throughout history.These ideas are not a "a black, male thing."

Is 'Choice' The Magic Bullet for Barack Obama?

Amie Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amie Newman

The choice issue has real potential to move female voters to Barack Obama -- there is a clear cut distinction between him and McCain and women are now listening.