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“This Constantly Pulsating Fear”—Feingold Talks FISA with Brian Beutler

| July 9, 2008

Living up to predictions by Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold of "the caving of very large numbers of Democrats [on] an awful piece of legislation," the Senate remains poised to pass the Protect America Act (PAA) in a form that will allow telephone companies and internet providers immunity from prosecution for forking over consumer information to government spymasters. The bill confers immunity that would be retroactive to the first days of a warrantless spying program originated by the Bush administration following the 9/11 attacks. In an interview with The Media Consortium's Brian Beutler, Feingold attributed Democrats' weakness to "this constantly pulsating fear of being accused of being soft on terrorism." More »

When the Bush Becomes a “Desert Shrub”

| July 9, 2008

“It doesn’t rain here the way it used to.” That was a Senegalese woman’s observation, included in a new report on climate change released by the Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO). More »

WMC Daily News Update - NBC, Planned Parenthood, Bishops

July 9, 2008

WMC Daily News Brief - Weymouth, Military, Bishops

July 8, 2008

WMC Daily News Brief: Couric, Sebelius, Betancourt

July 7, 2008

WMC Daily News Brief - LA Times, Single Moms, Ingrid Bentancourt

July 3, 2008

Blogging While Brown (and Female)

| July 2, 2008

“People consider me the 411 on what goes wrong with black women in America,” says Gina McCauley, founder of More »

WMC Daily News Brief - Google-Yahoo Probe, Sexual Harassment, Tehran

July 2, 2008

WMC Daily News Brief - Jane Eisner, Racism/Sexism Limits, Israeli-Syrian Rescue

July 1, 2008

The Essence of It All: WNBA Rookie Lands Far from Rutgers Controversy

| June 25, 2008

With a name derived from one of Americas most recognized landmarks, the New York Liberty has a rich past. One of the eight original teams to begin the WNBA in 1997, the team has retired basketball greats such as Teresa Weatherspoon and Rebecca Lobo, and has graced the WNBA finals four times. The women’s league, however, still struggles for attention. More »