From the daily archives: Friday, August 10, 2007

I’m a feminist

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I just took a little online poll that calculates how “feminist” you are. It is what it is; I just found the woman with the boxing gloves and heavy-rimmed glasses hot. Rowr.

You Are 98% Feminist

You are a total feminist. This doesn’t mean you’re a man hater (in fact, you may be a man).
You just think that men and women should be treated equally. It’s a simple idea but somehow complicated for the world to put into action.
Are You a Feminist?

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First it’s comedic genius Alec Baldwin’s ugly divorce proceedings (and it’s ugly fallout with his daughter), now it’s Born-Again Stephen “BioDome” Baldwin’s unfortunate involvement in turning the Iraq War into millennialist proselytizing.

Baldwin became a right-wing, born-again Christian after the 9/11 attacks, and now is the star of Operation Straight Up (OSU), an evangelical entertainment troupe that actively proselytizes among active-duty members of the US military. As an official arm of the Defense Department’s America Supports You program, OSU plans to mail copies of the controversial apocalyptic video game, Left Behind: Eternal Forces to soldiers serving in Iraq. OSU […]

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Net Neutrality

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When corporations talk about opposing “Net Neutrality”, what they want to protect is their ability to censor. For example, AT&T webcast Lollapalooza, and decided to censor Pearl Jam for some rather innocuous political speech. Here is the web cast:

And here is what it looked like from the crowd.

Media corporations shape how we view the world. They don’t act in our best interests; they act in the best interests of the money of the people that own and control them. AT&T got caught this time for being sloppy. From Pearl Jam’s statement:

This, of course, troubles […]

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