Racist Reporting in Boston Bombings

Renee at Womanist Musings has a great piece up about the blatantly racist reporting done by the mainstream media during their coverage of the Boston Marathon attacks. These biased speculations and analyses are the norm as most mainstream media outlets and their reporters are stacked with mostly cis, white heterosexual men who have no problems […]

>The crusade against the Islamic cultural center

>Ah, mid-term elections. Midway through any given presidential term, we are bombarded with explosive, negative and oft exaggerated claims about Americans being under attack and about a certain politician’s ambivalence towards his or her’s constituents’ plight. Case in point is the campaign to villianize the right to religious freedom and expression in a request to […]

>Lieberman sponsors bill that would strip citizenship of accused American terrorists

> http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=us/2010/05/07/dnt.acosta.citizen.terrorists.cnn I don’t think I could support this measure. Should we let one failed attempt to commit terror force us to lose faith in our system? And what about American-based terrorism? Aren’t they enemies of the government as well? What do you think?