Iranian Women Banned From 77 College Majors Because They Were Getting Too Darn Educated

As the Iranian school year begins today, Human Rights Watch is urging the nation to reconsider the male-only restrictions on 77 majors, including accounting, counseling, and engineering. Alarmingly, the ban was only instituted last month; while no clear reason for the new restriction has been cited by the Iranian… »9/22/12 2:00pm9/22/12 2:00pm

Hillary Clinton Says Al Jazeera Is "Real News," Unlike American Networks

This week while testifying before the U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities Committee, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised Al Jazeera and dared to suggest that the constant fear-mongering, silly social networking, and misinformation featured on CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC isn't the height of journalistic excellence. »3/04/11 12:30pm3/04/11 12:30pm