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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Here’s everything to read when you’re chilling after turkey.

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News

Midweek News is Fallin’

What’s been happening in your world? I’m settling into fall, and the world is falling into…well, the spiral it has always been in.

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News

Midweek News: We’ve Been Here Before

Do you ever feel like the news just keeps repeating itself? I mean, if it bleeds, it leads, but I’m beginning to notice a pattern of something a little deeper here. Let’s see if you see the same thing.

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News in Asia

Greetings! This week’s edition will be of the news appetizer variety. Enjoy!

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News

News in Asia

Hello, my friends. This edition of news will be more of the appetizer variety, as the news coming from the States is grim. I’ve been scouring for good news because I think we all could use it.

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Mid-Week News: I Can And I Will

Welcome back, muffins, kittens, poodles, and sweet, sweet peas! 

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News

News Appetizers: At Least It’s Friday

All this week, I kept thinking each day was the day that was supposed to come after. So, yesterday, I thought it was Friday. The news didn’t make this feeling any better. But today, at least, is actually Friday.

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News

News Appetizers Love Carbs

I always find that bad news can often be redeemed with a tiny bit of good news, such as women being allowed in combat positions or learning that carbs are a key player in evolution. So read on, knowing there will be some bad. But there will also be some good. And carbs.

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News

News in Africa: 12/13/2012

This edition of African news hits a few interesting areas. We’ve got political details and women’s health news after the jump.

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You Complete Me Internet

Dispatches from Ladyblogland Know How to Smize

What do you get when you toss “Bikini Kill,” the ability to smize, and questionable social justice tactics? This week’s dispatches from ladyblogland!

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News

News In Haiku Want Pancakes

The news is bad, but at least there may be a giant pancake breakfast in the works.

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Politics

The State of Palestine?

In the neverending propaganda war that swirls around Israel and Palestine, it’s sometimes difficult to get clear, concise information. Simple events that seem clear-cut suddenly take on nuance when taking into consideration the gravity of Israel’s national security and the importance of treating Palestinians with dignity.

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News in Europe

Your Weekly European Roundup

Welcome to another week of Euro News! This week: wreckage from the downed AirFrance flight of two years back is finally located, a police officer in Northern Ireland is killed by a car bomb, and an arrest was made in Sweden’s torture/sex chamber case.

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Perspectives

This Isn’t a Feel Good Movie: The Libyan Struggle

Perhaps one of the most frustrating aspects of the conflict in Libya has come from my own friends and family. A group of mostly progressive, well-educated, reasonable people who are now bandying about propagandist talking points and railing against foreign intervention in Libya.

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Intervention in Libya

Events are taking place! Things are occurring! And in Libya, all manner of myth and reality is being born. I’ve heard some interesting opinions, ideas, and flat-out myths during the weekend. Nobody is really sure what all this Western involvement means for North Africa. Then the world comes to find out that the Arab League, […]