Day: January 10, 2014

Marissa Alexander Won’t Return To Jail; Judge Says Violations “Unwillful”

Originally posted on GOOD BLACK NEWS:
A judge has ruled that Marissa Alexander can remain free on bond after the Florida State Attorney filed a motion claiming that the defendant violated her release conditions numerous times, The Florida Times-Union reports.  Circuit Court Judge James Daniel denied Assistant State Attorney Richard Mantei‘s request to…

Feminism and Art

Originally posted on idealisticrebel:
Judy Chicago The Dinner Party 1979. Mixed media 48’x42’X3′. Triangular table on white tile floor. Photograph by Donald Woodman (2010) From Prebles’ Artforms , Tenth Edition Patrick Frank published by Prentice Hall In the late 1960’s, many women artists began to speak out against the misogyny that…

And Now For Today’s Top Story…Chris Christie Gives Historic News Conference (meanwhile 1.3 million Americans have gone without unemployment benefits for 2 weeks but lets focus on Chris Christie because THAT’S more important!!) – ‘Unemployment Deal Creeps Forward In Senate, As GOP Struggles With Poverty Agenda’

Originally posted on The Last Of The Millenniums:
‘This fight over unemployment insurance is part of a bigger fight that’s starting to emerge as one of the main issues for the 2014 election. Income inequality, the disappearing middle class and general economic fairness (including raising the minimum wage)…

But it’s NOT Republican Obstructionism – ‘Harry Reid Knocks Out the GOP By Announcing Paid for UI Benefits Extension Plan’

Originally posted on The Last Of The Millenniums:
  ‘The latest lame excuse for Republican opposition reveals how much Harry Reid has boxed the Republicans in. One by one, Harry Reid and the Senate Democrats are taking away the Republican reasons for opposing extending unemployment benefits’. ‘Senate Republicans…


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