http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/on-women-melanne-verveer-mostly-pleased-with-progress-87782.html?hp=l18

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/on-women-melanne-verveer-mostly-pleased-with-progress-87782.html?hp=l18

Definitely worth the read, even if you aren’t a feminist in it’s broadest definition. This will make you question the progress and the road to the future more than you’ve ever had before. 🙂 

Immigration Reform

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/mccain-gets-angry-response-on-immigration-87830.html?hp=r11 

I would like to point out one specific part of this article: 

“There are 11 million people living here illegally,” [McCain] said. “We are not going to get enough buses to deport them.” 

Some audience members shouted out their disapproval. 

One man yelled that only guns would discourage illegal immigration. Another man complained that illegal immigrants should never become citizens or vote. A third man said illegal immigrants were illiterate invaders who wanted free government benefits. 

McCain urged compassion. “We are a Judeo-Christian nation.” 

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“Unfinished Lecture on Liberation II” – Angela Davis

First of all, I have just learned about Angela Davis, and I find this piece fascinating. Therefore, I would like for the conversation to focus solely on what she is saying here instead of her beliefs and how radical she may be and whether or not she was really framed, yada yada yada. This post is about my reaction to this literary piece and my own interpretations of it. 

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