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Barbie’s Got a Message for Greg Abbott & the GOP Ticket

Greg Abbott and his surrogates surprised no one when they sunk to new lows with the whole Abortion Barbie campaign. They forgot, however, that Barbie’s got a voice and mind of her own. She’s not just a bathing beauty. She’s … Continue reading

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Tired of Hearing About Equal Pay? Try Not Getting Paid Equally And Let Me Know How That Feels

The current GOP talking points in Texas over equal pay—the reality of which is unequal pay, and unequal access to remedies for unequal pay—are the following: If women aren’t being paid equally, it is our own fault for being too … Continue reading

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It Takes Two to Wango Tango

You may be thinking one of the following thoughts about the news that GOP gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott took Motor City Madman Ted Nugent on the campaign trail with him this week: Who cares? Get over it, Democrats. Both of … Continue reading

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Political Math & The Activist’s Lament

The article is fluttering around Twitter as I type: Wendy Davis backs 20-week abortion ban that defers to women A few points I’d like to make quickly while this is still topical: One. When an issue like reproductive justice drives your … Continue reading

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Whose Discourse? Our Discourse!

Someone at MSNBC tweeted something implying that right-wing Republicans’ long history of intolerance and racism might mean they would not appreciate a commercial that features a biracial family being cute about breakfast cereal and heart disease. The response from the … Continue reading

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