Category Archives: Uppity Wimmin

US far right tries to insert itself in Canadian politics, fails

Image courtesy North99. If you thought that the whole “America First” attitude of Donnie & Co. would spell the end of US imperialism and interference in other countries’ affairs, you are sadly mistaken. Get a load of the effrontery of … Continue reading

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What Ahed Tamimi’s arrest and imprisonment mean

This is obviously the Likud government of Israel, looking to make the Occupied Territories of Palestine finally, fully Israeli. In other words, to erase Palestine altogether. Ahed, inconveniently, decided to fight back against the colonizers, along with her family. That’s … Continue reading

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Alex Jones lies about sexual-assault victims…AGAIN

Isn’t it touching how Alex stands up for Donnie…by flat-out LYING for him? Not only does he purposefully distort what was said and done, but he actually claims that those uppity wimmin weren’t pretty enough to be molested by Drumpf … Continue reading

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VICE is sorry…now???

I find it funny how they’re sorry only now, when people (mostly men) are getting called out and caught. But then again, it seems in character for a media outlet that started out as dedicated to celebrating the worst in … Continue reading

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The Montréal Massacre: Why it STILL matters (and will never stop mattering)

Ten years after that terrible mass murder on this day in ’89, Francine Pelletier — a Québec journalist specifically mentioned on Marc Lépine’s kill list — delved into the whys and wherefores of the Massacre. Not just what made Lépine … Continue reading

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Young Turks fire Jordan Chariton

The other day, a Facebook group I’m in posted this, in which investigative reporter Jordan Chariton let slip that he was fired from the Young Turks, but would not say exactly why. Well, today I finally learned why, and it’s … Continue reading

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Dowdy Dickie gets dissed!

Ahem. Just a little theme music to get you in the mood for what’s to come, folkies. I’m a bit under the weather (read: sore and stiff from all the cold and damp), but I’m always in the mood to … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: One for all those coming forward, and for those still not

Let’s hear what you think of me now, but baby, don’t look up…the sky is falling. And it’s high time, too.

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Thank you, Tarana Burke.

So lately, there’s been this “Me Too” thing happening all over the Internets, wherein women briefly state that they, too, have been sexually assaulted. Some have even hashtagged it. The popular assumption is that it was started by Alyssa Milano, … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: One for Harvey Weinstein (and all his victims)

When I first heard this song (at 14), I didn’t like it. AT ALL. Because even at that age, I knew what icky sexual manipulation sounded like the moment I heard it. Years later, I found out that Phil Oakey … Continue reading

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