How Our Culture Failed Women in 2013

I’ve written before about my affinity for the documentary¬†Miss Representation and its “brother” film that’s coming out in a few weeks¬†The Mask You Live In. Well, a few weeks ago, the organization responsible for those movies put out a wonderful — well, in some ways — video detailing the ways in which the media has […]

Imagine If the USA Went to War… and No One Cared

While the title is a bit provocative, it’s not completely unsubstantiated. Right now in the United States, some veterans have waited over 600 days to hear back about their benefits… SIX HUNDRED DAYS! That’s almost two years. I shudder when people make the improper analogy between governments and businesses, but can you imagine what would […]

Are We Missing Something?

In following up on what I was talking about yesterday, Rachel Maddow had a small bit on her show tonight talking about all of the different parts of the Middle East that are experiencing seemingly revolutionary events. I think it’s quite amazing just how many different countries are going through similar unrest. I can’t imagine […]