Toronto activists take back the slut. Jill, I Blame The Patriarchy (2011-03-31).
SlutWalkers say it loud and proud on April 3 Canadian blamers have just hipped me to SlutWalk. Thanks, Canadian blamers! On April 3rd, Toronto anti-rape activists will be protesting the reification by law enforcement of the bogus cultural construct “slut.” The protest march was ignited by this remark, recently uttered…(Linked Sunday 2011-04-03.)
Reshaping. ongoing by Tim Bray (2011-04-01).
For the first time in years, I’m working on changing the look of this here blog. I’ve been bored with it in recent years, then Blaine Cook’s Beautiful Lines pushed me over the edge. As of today, if you’re reading this at tbray.org rather than in one feed reader or…(Linked Sunday 2011-04-03.)
Reasoning in Midstream. Jad Davis, The jVerse (2011-03-26).
“Reasoning in midstream” is a common phenomenon in public discourse that typically starts right around the time that bombs start dropping or legislation starts being penned in response to a “crisis”. It is the monotonous focus on the present state of a problem–a pending genocide, a health or financial emergency,…(Linked Sunday 2011-04-03.)
feministhulk: HULK BELIEVE IN EMOTIONAL RISK TAKING. HULK ASK SELF, “WHAT CAN HULK DO TODAY TO HELP MORE PEOPLE FEEL SAFE AND LOVED?” Twitter / feministhulk (2011-03-29).
feministhulk: HULK BELIEVE IN EMOTIONAL RISK TAKING. HULK ASK SELF, “WHAT CAN HULK DO TODAY TO HELP MORE PEOPLE FEEL SAFE AND LOVED?”(Linked Sunday 2011-04-03.)
<ul> <li><p><a href="http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/03/21/Mad-at-the-Media">Mainstream Failure. <cite>ongoing by Tim Bray</cite> (2011-03-21)</a>. <q>The media’s telling of the Japan story has been inexcusably bad. I can’t count the number of pieces about confinement breaches and radiation surges; where they are not information-free they are wrong, and where they are not wrong, they bypass what matters. Here are a few specifics. The real story...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2011-03-23.)</em></p></li>
<ul> <li><a href="http://reason.com/blog/2010/01/22/why-didnt-nixon-think-of-this">Why Didn't Nixon Think of This Argument During the Pentagon Papers Case? Jesse Walker, <cite>Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts.</cite> (2010-01-22)</a>. <q>An intriguing statement in today's New York Times: The majority [in Citizens United v. FEC] is deeply wrong on the law. Most wrongheaded of all is its insistence that corporations are just like people and entitled to the same First Amendment rights. It is an odd claim since companies are...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Thursday 2010-01-28.)</em></li> <li><a href="http://laughingmeme.org/2010/01/25/one-of-the-many-ebook-dilemmas/">(One of the many) Ebook Dilemmas. Kellan, <cite>Laughing Meme</cite> (2010-01-25)</a>. <q>How do I support and reward the excellent curation of the local bookstore if I want the ebook version of something I find? – Kellan I am not a unsophisticated consumer of science fiction. And finding new material to feed the book addiction is something I spend a not inconsiderable...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Thursday 2010-01-28.)</em></li>