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Politics

Decisions Are Made By Those Who Show Up

My fellow Americans, we have some very important decisions to make tomorrow. Beyond choosing (with the assistance, or not, of the electoral college) who’ll be sitting in the big chair, there are thousands of other races across our great nation which have the potential to affect us, and our friends and neighbors, and the friends and […]

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Politics

Election 2016: Pmag Style

As it turns out, we have not been living in a nightmare for the past year, we’re on the fast track to hell in a handbasket full of deplorables. As Persephoneers, we always have a plan, even in the event of a wee-fingered-Cheeto inspired apocalypse. 

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You Complete Me Internet

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Tomorrow is election day. So vote! Your ladyparts depend on it. And vote the entire ballot! Those judges make a difference, probably more so than the bigger names because judges interpret the Constitution, and the Constitution gives rights to thinks like choice, access to birth control, voting rights, and more. The League of Women Voters […]

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Science

Climate Change Politics and Science Policy

This week, ScienceDebate.Org posted the responses to fourteen key scientific questions from President Barack Obama and presidential hopeful, Mitt Romney. Overall, the candidates responded as one might expect. However, the winds of change appear to have blown – both President Obama and Mr. Romney accept that climate change is real and that humans are having an […]

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Feminism

Feminism Hero Sandra Fluke’s Amazing DNC Speech

Confession: I missed most of Sandra Fluke’s speech when it aired Wednesday night (I was on an evening slushie run). Fortunately, I have DVR and the interwebs to help me out, and I’ve already watched it twice. Both times, I got teary eyed, because this woman is just so awesome. Many of you may remember […]

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Perspectives

I Am Pro-Life and I Vote… Pro-Choice

Yesterday marked the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. With the anniversary, there were protests and celebrations from both sides, and it has been a time for everybody to reflect on the meaning of reproductive rights. In the media, anti-abortion groups are often referred to as pro-life; we need to examine this label, and think […]

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Middlemarch Madness

Middlemarch Madness: Championship

This is our last vote together, we’re down to the final two badasses.  In spite of my fear of being pitchforked, this has been one of the most fun projects I’ve ever done.  I’m going to miss doing this every day.  Not enough to do it again until next year, but you know what I’m […]

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News

Making the Most of Voting Day

So, it’s that time of year again”¦time to renew your right to complain about the government for another year or two! Here are a few links to get you jazzed, and to give you all the information you need to make today the best election day ever! Maybe your state isn’t voting this year. Even […]

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Public Service

Get Out And Vote, Bitches!

You’re grounded from this blog until you do!   Good morning, readers! We’re headed out to make a difference with our ballots, so we may be a little off on the schedule this morning.  We’ll make up for it with an awesome afternoon .   Now go vote! (Unless you’re an international reader, in which case make […]