Jamie Hagen
Jamie Hagen
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British MP Destroys Margaret Thatcher in Speech to Parliament

Labour MP Glenda Jackson vigorously articulates her two cents about Thatcherism in a debate in Parliament describing the philosophy as having wreaked havoc in the UK.

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"Ag-Gag" Laws: Proposed Legislation Would Make Videotaping Animal Cruelty Terrorism

Industrialized animal agriculture is grasping at increasingly desperate measures to keep animal cruelty and other unsavory practices of factory farms hidden from public view.

Why I’m Bowling For Abortion

Amid debates over policies restricting and stigmatizing abortion access in the United States, abortion funds work aggressively to keep this legal medical procedure available to women.
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Obama Goes 2 For 22 in Hoops, But It's Still Better Than His Record Against Congress

Is Obama’s recent 2-22 pick-up basketball game fail so much worse than his rate of success at getting bills through Congress?
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Paid Sick Leave Bill 2013: Paid Sick Days Finally On the Horizon For NYC Workers

The bill, co-sponsored by New York City Speaker Christine Quinn, "will require businesses with 20 or more employees to provide up to five paid sick days."
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Congo Intervention Brigade Will See UN Forces Go On the Offense

In an unprecidented move, the U.N. Security Council authorized an “intervention brigade” to respond and "neutralize" ongoing violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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The Gay Revolution Will Be Tweeted: Why the HRC Flag and Other Social Justice Memes Matter

While posting an update on social media may be a small act for some, trending social media memes around social justice issues can have a huge impact.
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United States v. Windsor: Why the 'U.S.' Isn't Actually the Plaintiff At All

House Republicans are reportedly spending up to $3 million in taxpayer money to defend DOMA, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman.
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Gates Foundation to Grant $100,000 to Reinvent the Condom

The foundation has donated $100,000 to a grant intended to foster innovation in health research and increase the ease-of-use aspect of condoms.
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Pew Research Center Founder Says GOP Has Issues Much Worse Than Branding

A recent op/ed by Andrew Kohut, head of Pew Research Center, argues the GOP problems may reach much deeper than branding ... and the numbers don't lie.
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NYC Mayor Race: Christine Quinn Cheered and Jeered At LGBT Mayoral Forum

Quinn is a front-runner in the NYC mayoral race, but she was reportedly booed at a Thursday LGBT Forum for resisting on the issue of paid sick leave.

Michelle Shocked: Singer's Anti-Gay Tirade Outrages Fans, Prompts Show Cancellation

Folk singer Michelle Shocked is in hot water for a homophobic rant she made on stage at Yoshi’s in San Francisco Sunday night.

Google Reader Death Brings Disappointment, Hope For New Ideas

Google Reader's departure may be the inspiration someone needs to come up with a service that meets the needs of a herd of anxious subscribers.

Higgs Boson is Not the So-Called "God Particle"

You likely have heard the Higgs boson referred to as "The God Particle." Some physicists really wish people would cut that out.
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CPAC 2013: 5 Most Anti-Gay Speakers

For the second year in a row, CPAC has banned groups representing the LGBT community from participating in the event. The event will host anti-gay speakers though, and here are some of them.
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How the "Having It All" Talk Hurts Feminism

Of course all of this discussion really begs the question, have all of what? Furthermore, is it reasonable to set up a dichotomy to suggest men “have it all”?