War on Women
Surely this is self-explanatory?
Clearly the current Director of the FBI does not take violence against women seriously.
Clark is the congresswoman for Brianna Wu, the Boston-based game developer who's been relentlessly trolled for months by Gamergaters. Clark's office, she says, has been "watching Gamergate unfold" for several months.
The patriarchy strikes back; it is bestial, it is brutal. It is Moloch, and it is consuming its daughters.
From the PBS Newshour, a story so frightful that it will shake your humanity to the core, in horror that your species includes amongst it the sort who would perpetrate the foul crime described.
Briefly, in a spasm of rage mimiced (it is estimated) 5000 times each year, a family of rich Pakistanis stalked and murdered its daughter and grandchildren. Her crime--she married a poor man.
Akin's timing is superb -- for Democrats. It encapsulates, in raw and brutal form, the "lesser evil" argument. (I'm just waiting for Green supporters to be called rape apologists, in a recapitulation of the racist smears of 2008). Read more about Oh, my. Akin's back.
The National Women’s Law Center released a report Monday morning that found health insurance companies have charged women $1 billion more than men for the same premium coverage, leading to the organization launching a campaign for women to fight against discriminatory practices.
Ohio voters last night voted overwhelmingly against both Republican and Democrat corporate-favoring policies in a referendum. Senate Bill 5, passed by the Republican-dominated legislature and signed into law by Republican governor John Kasich, was shot down by sixty-one percent, too large a margin for the GOP to rig the vote count in its favor. Read more about Ohio Voters Reject Senate Bill 5, Obamacare; Mississippi Defeats Anti-Abortion Amendment
Jill has the details.
Everyday is men hate women day.
UPDATE: Part of running a large demonstration is dealing with all the flotsam that demonstrations attract. You have to have a strategy for pick pockets, you have to have a strategy for counter demonstrators, and you have to have a strategy to create an environment where women are safe. Hot Chick of OWS may not be in the same league as Girls Gone Wild, but it is a similar mentality. It is inherently disrespectful. Read more about Misogyny at Occupy Wall Street