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by amanda marcotte

At this point, it's hard not to wonder if the people being hired to do outreach to women on behalf of Republican candidates aren't all a bunch of Democratic moles. The College Republican National Committee created this ad for Rick Scott, who is running...
From: Slate | By: Amanda Marcotte | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Tuesday, my colleague Will Saletan chronicled the various ways that Republican candidates are running away from "culture war" issues like gay marriage and reproductive rights. "Republicans are mumbling, cringing, and ducking," he notes, before providing...
From: Slate | By: Amanda Marcotte | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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There are many things that get blamed for teen pregnancy, from rap music to kids liking 16 and Pregnant a little too much, but the main cause is not actually that exciting: poor contraception use. Teenagers, even more than adults, need contraception...
From: Slate | By: Amanda Marcotte | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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On a classic episode of the sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Dennis, the most sociopathic character of the bunch, explained to another character why he wanted to buy a boat. "The whole purpose of buying a boat in the first place is to get the...
From: Slate | By: Amanda Marcotte | Monday, September 29, 2014
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A small thing that has come up in my ongoing fascination with the battles over modern feminism in atheist circles: There’s a widespread  claim that feminists of yore were “reasonable” feminists who merely wanted things like the vote and the right...
From: The Raw Story | By: Amanda Marcotte | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Sci-fi dystopias are an honorable and storied tradition, depicting all manner of imaginary future societies where fascist politicians use technological innovation to create authoritarian nightmare societies. Places where teenagers are forced to fight...
From: The Raw Story | By: Amanda Marcotte | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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I have such mixed feelings about the “teach people about consent” approach to rape prevention. On the whole, I think it’s a good idea. It can help potential victims spot when a sexual predator is testing their boundaries. It also, if done correctly, makes...
From: The Raw Story | By: Amanda Marcotte | Monday, September 29, 2014
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