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Sick and tired of the usual, grueling day-to-day coverage of the US presidential election? Yeah, me too. Yet there are still 10 days to go until the watershed election day..  Besides the repetitive email scandals on one side and gross sexist, racist rambling on the other side, there are still challenging issues and fascinating stories. […]

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My answer has been characterized, in various places, as an “endorsement,” a characterization that I’d object to. Despite my very obvious political biases, I’ve never felt it was really my job to get people to agree with me. My first duty, as a writer, is to myself. In that sense I simply hope to ask […]

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reubydoomsday: Nobody’s immune to breast cancer. This is an actually amazing breast cancer awareness campaign.

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Amnesty International Brings Images of Violence and Torture to Your Busstop.   

The images of this Amnesty International campaign are powerful and it is a clever ad, but I do wonder: How much do they trigger those who have experienced horrifying things like these and are now navigating our space? Amnesty International Brings Images of Violence and Torture to Your Busstop.   

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This poster is part of another good Scottish ‘blame the perpetrator not the victim’ campaign against rape. More posters and information here.  [I reblogged the photoset earlier, but somehow my current theme design does not display photosets properly. Annoying.]

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I could go on and on, from Romney’s laughable charge that Obama is guilty of “appeasement” (ask Osama bin Laden) to claims of his job-creating prowess at Bain Capital. He seems to believe voters are too dumb to discover what the facts really are — or too jaded to care. On both counts, I disagree. […]