White terrorists are still occupying a federal building in Oregon in relative warmth and comfort, while the internet hotly debated if #OscarsSoWhite even had any impact on black and other PoC actor success. All this and more in this week’s roundup!
We are in the middle of midterm election season and if you’re like me, you were sick of the political ads months ago. I was overseas during the last presidential election and was spared the inundation of ads for political candidates who have approved this message and are supported by super PACs with more money […]
It’s another week, and Africa’s been hopping. From conflict development to genomes to billionaires, there’s a bunch to cover, so let’s dive right in, shall we?
I had a top five list all ready for tonight, but it’s going to have to wait till next week. The truth is, it’s election night and I am glued to the television, watching the results.
As if you guys couldn’t get enough political articles to read, here’s my two cents (or less if you bargain with me) on the matter. As the title suggests, I am a twenty-something (25-soon-to-be-26 to be exact) who lives in Florida with my husband. Yes, we are a hetero white couple who live in a […]
Because reading all the news takes too much time, I’ve put it into easily digestible haiku.
In 1893, New Zealand was the first country in the world to grant universal suffrage for women over 21. The woman who led the way for this to occur was Kate Sheppard, who is a true Badass Lady of History.
I recently came across a very interesting post on YouGov, a polling data site, that analyzed whether electability makes a difference in Republican voters’ candidate preferences. Political scientists usually agree that in a two party system, there’s a sophisticated pattern of strategic decision-making that happens when people vote, whether consciously or unconsciously. The prevailing idea […]
It was another record setting night for votes, and both races were so close I didn’t know who was going to win until the last possible minute. Tonight we’ll vote in the final Sweet Sixteen battle, then tomorrow at this time I’ll reveal the Elite Eight.
Welcome back! It’s Monday, and we’re about to embark on a week of really harsh decisions. To make the pain of having to pick a little less, we’ll only be voting on two pairs each day this week, with the Elite Eight revealed on Friday. Next week, we’ll create the Final Four on Monday and […]
Here we are again, ready to add four new literary badasses into the Sweet Sixteen. Once again, I don’t think there will be any surprises, but some of the races were closer than I expected. Click on to find out last night’s winners and meet tonight’s batch of contestants.
We got so many votes this weekend! Everyone came out to pick their favorites, which is fantastic, even though most of you had the same favorites. As expected, there were few surprises among the ones v. sixteens, but you can see the results after the break anyway.
Welcome back! We’re about to tackle our last poll for the first round, on Monday we’ll begin knocking the final 32 into the Sweet Sixteen. I don’t know about y’all, but I am having so much fun with this I can hardly stand it. Last night’s voting wasn’t even close, in any category, so I’m […]
Last night was another record setter for votes, with many of you coming out to speak for your favorite lady heroines. I’m not sure there will be any surprises in the results, but I’d like the Pratchett fans to go ahead and sit down or get a bowl of comfort pudding or the like.
Hello! We survived yet another server move! This one was touch and go for awhile, I thought I’d sent our girl Persephone to the underworld for good a couple of times. Since I made you wait on Friday, when we learned we had to move, I couldn’t make you all wait until tomorrow to find […]