Remembering Marlene Dietrich On Her 115th Birthday

Remembering Marlene Dietrich On Her 115th Birthday

REAL WOMEN WEAR PANTSUITS! An original who is still remembered on her 115th birthday, Marlene Dietrich — the honorary Grand Dame of Pantsuit Nation — was born in Berlin, Germany on December 29, 1901.   In 1930, Dietrich wore a … Continue reading

First Trump Came for Mexicans, but I Didn’t Speak Up Because I Wasn’t Mexican. Then They Came for Me — and by That Time, No One was Left to Speak Up

I bought this poster at Revolution Books on Durant and Telegraph in Berkeley and I had it on my wall throughout college.  I suppose I was attracted to message because I am a journalist and a writer, so it’s fundamental … Continue reading

Hillary Makes Herstory! This One Is For The Girls!

So, for anyone who’s still in doubt, Hillary was championing women and children when you didn’t think it was a cause, when you weren’t paying attention, when it wasn’t “viral” on social media, or the cause du jour. Remember, integrity is what you do when no one is watching.
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Breaking News! The GOP has died.

The “Party of No” has died. The cause of death is an overdose of Donald Trump.  THANKS TO NEW YORK DAILY NEWS FOR REPORTING THIS  HISTORICAL EVENT   Goodbye, Republican party. You made your casket, now lie in it. You … Continue reading

Blackout Tuesday: The Bernie Sanders Speech Corporate Media Chose Not To Air.

Blackout Tuesday: The Bernie Sanders Speech Corporate Media Chose Not To Air.

by Jon Queally, staff writer Published on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 by Common Dreams Though Bernie Sanders had an admittedly disappointing night on Tuesday, losing four of five primary contests to rival Hillary Clinton, he still took to the stage in Phoenix, Arizona … Continue reading

Hillary Clinton and the Benghazi Hearings … and how Jay Z ties it all together

Hillary Clinton and the Benghazi Hearings … and how Jay Z ties it all together

You gotta get, that, dirt off your shoulders In case you didn’t get a chance to catch the 11-hour marathon of Republican inquisitors grilling Hillary Clinton on Benghazi, one simple GIF sums it up in a nutshell. The now-iconic “brush … Continue reading

In A Nutshell: Your Country on Democrats vs. Your Country on Republicans

In A Nutshell: Your Country on Democrats vs. Your Country on Republicans

The Powerful Meaning of President Obama’s Swearing-In Today

The Powerful Meaning of President Obama’s Swearing-In Today

The day after America re-elected President Barack Obama, political commentator & television host Rachel Maddow perfectly summed up the meaning of it all, what was at stake, and what was saved, and why it was so important for the country … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Hillary Clinton!

In 1969, Hillary Clinton made history as the first student ever to give a commencement address at Wellesley College in its then- 94-year existence. When Hillary gave her commencement speech — always questioning and challenging the status quo — she received a standing ovation after shocking the … Continue reading