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Alyssa Milano, Lysistrata, and the sex strike for reproductive rights

Actress/activist and Twitter master, Alyssa Milano, is rightly concerned about the contagion of new state laws restricting access to abortion. Sniffing the prospects of a conservative Catholic majority on the Supreme Court eager to overrule¬†Roe v. Wade, Republican state legislators … Continue reading

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Who’ll Occupy education?

Protests against tuition hikes and program in public education and service cuts have become more frequent and more intense as state budgets have tightened.¬† It’s awful everywhere–and worse in California (e.g. ), where an old tradition of the state supporting … Continue reading

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