Nazi Women Were Experts on Husband Finding, Baby Having, and Murder

Not to Godwin myself in the first sentence of my first post of the day, but here goes: if you think education is wasted on girls because what they should be learning is about lady skills like man-pleasing and baby-rearing, then congratulations! You and Hitler agree on how society should treat women. » 10/09/13 1:30pm 10/09/13 1:30pm

Where Are India's 60 Million Missing Girls? The Tragic, Obvious Answer

Sunny Hundal, the author of e-book India Dishonored: Behind a Nation's War On Women, has written a fascinating piece for Al Jazeera that some readers might consider an exposé on India's shocking amount of missing women — but in actuality, it's just an amassing of public census data and facts that have been reported on… » 8/10/13 5:00pm 8/10/13 5:00pm

Planned Parenthood: Herman Cain Has No Idea What He's Talking About

Earlier this month, people got a little confused about Herman Cain's stance on abortion, possibly because he isn't quite sure what his position is. In an interview with Piers Morgan, he indicated he might be willing to let women make choices about their own health, before realizing mid-sentence that that's crazy talk… » 10/31/11 9:50am 10/31/11 9:50am

Darfur: When Assault Becomes A Case For Genocide

Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, has pressed charges against Sudan's President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir for a variety of things and is awaiting the decision of 3 judges on what basis, if any, they will issue a warrant for his arrest. One of the many charges Moreno-Ocampo has… » 11/13/08 6:00pm 11/13/08 6:00pm

Women Are The Economic Backbone Of The New Rwanda

Those Rwandan women who are employed making "peace baskets" for Macy's — a job that helps them to repair the fissures of the ethnic civil war that saw the deaths of some 800,000 people fourteen years ago? They are part of a wave of women helping to lift Rwanda out of the poverty caused by the Hutu/Tutsi conflict. Not… » 5/16/08 9:30am 5/16/08 9:30am

Ousted Hot Obama Adviser Samantha Power's Advice On Love

In our free time we've been learning all we can about ousted Obama foreign policy adviser Samantha Power, so here you have it for your attempts at intelligent barroom conversation: she's a big drinker and a big talker. She did not plan to take a position in any sort of Obama cabinet precisely because she likes to talk… » 3/07/08 6:00pm 3/07/08 6:00pm