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60 Years in Journalism: Taking a Case to the High Court

Irv Chapman | Posted 02.09.2017 | Media
Irv Chapman

One of the best shows in the town of Washington, D.C. is not on television. It is an oral argument in before the United States Supreme Court. The nine justices are appointed by the President and confirmed after they assure the U.S. Senate they will be dispassionate "umpires.

Cookie Doughprah Winfrey and S'moria Steinem: 10 Solutions to Ben & Jerry's Women Problem

Amanda McCall | Posted 05.27.2015 | Women
Amanda McCall

There are currently no female flavors of Ben & Jerry's ice cream (even Tina Fey would agree that, while "Greek frozen yogurt" is certainly a healthy ice cream alternative, it is not the same as ice cream).

The Best Way To Celebrate Women's History Month Is To Stare At This Photo Till March Is Over

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) hosted a Women's History Month reception in Statuary Hall Wednesday honoring the women justices of the U...

The Delusional Freedom Fighter

Brandon L. Greene | Posted 07.06.2014 | Black Voices
Brandon L. Greene

This kind of total reboot doesn't come from turning jerseys inside out, nor from a massive boycott. The question is what does the change come from? How do we get there? Unlike with a computer, we can't just wipe the system clean and start over.

The Problem With "Having It All"

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

"Having it all" is a myth. "Having" is far too passive, far too effortless a verb for what it takes to combine career and family life. "All" suggests a sense of wholeness that in reality most parents who earn paychecks rarely experience. Instead, we live an ever-shifting, moment-by-moment dynamic.

Morning Diversity News and Notes Round Up

Janell Ross | Posted 03.17.2013 | Black Voices
Janell Ross

Marco Rubio's efforts to lead the discussion on immigration reform are in full swing according to The New York Times today. Rubio spoke with the edito...

What Does Jon Huntsman Buy At Trader Joe's?

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, who has been struggling to make inroads in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, likes to ...

Childless: How the Most Ambitious Women Choose not to Be Sidetracked by Family

Lauren Ashburn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lauren Ashburn

For the first time in history, three women could sit on the Supreme Court. There's a subtle, yet powerful, message being sent to working women across the nation: If you want a perch at the pinnacle of your profession, it's easier without kids.

Random Thoughts for a Monday Morning

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

For sure, let's not focus on the eight years it took Bush to destroy the economy when we can blame Obama for not fixing this colossal mess in his first 5 months.

CNN Urges Senators to Ask Sotomayor More Questions About Michael Jackson

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"Our viewers want to know who's going to have custody of Blanket and the other Jackson children, and none of that is being addressed in these hearings," said CNN's Larry King.

Tweety 3-P

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bob Franken

Sometimes they have all the right ingredients: news stories which combine Twitter's vacuousness, with parochial political pandering (known as a "3-P") and media desperate for news on a slow day.

More RNC Talking Points on Sotomayor Nomination Leaked

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

WATCH: "Is Sotomayor Smart Enough?" Attack Ad

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

Maybe the problem is that most right wingers don't know what summa cum laude means. Most likely, they're just desperately making stuff up to try to stop an extremely qualified nominee.

Republicans Get All F*cked Up Over Opposing First Hispanic Supreme Court Choice

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Marshall

The artist formerly known as the Republican Senator Arlen Specter said that as a hermaphrodemocratite, if he opposed Sotomayor his head would explode.

Sotomayor Opposed By Powerful Anti-Empathy Lobby

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

The nomination of Sonia Sotomayor faces new hurdles today, in the form of pressure to block her confirmation from the powerful anti-empathy lobby.