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Posted on the Jul 21, 2013 by Betty Dodson
In this clip, Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the American Left bears responsibility for the weakness of the mass movement; Hedges says the gravest mistake of the left is not articulating a viable...
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Posted on the Jul 08, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Whenever I hear people talking about how narcissistic the younger generation is or how they're illiterate and spoiled, it makes my skin burn because it's not what I see. I see a generation of young...
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Posted on the Jun 17, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Cynthia Nixon was proud of what Sex and the City accomplished for women...independent singles with careers having sex on their own terms. However that feeling faded when the movies were released....
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Posted on the Jun 15, 2013 by Betty Dodson
I can't wait to see Dirty Wars by Jeremy Scahill with Richard Rowly filming with his camera. These two men are truly hero's that are dishing out some terrible truths about the US and dedication to...
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Posted on the Jun 11, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Last night I watched HBO's documentary on Pussy Riot.  I was swept up in the fervor of revolution and found myself wanting to cut holes in one of my winter hats, jump into a dress and find...
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Posted on the Jun 10, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This is a picture of Ceyda Sungur being showered with teargas in Turkey. Protests began a few weeks ago in response to the government's decision to tear down Gezi Park one of the rare green spaces...
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Posted on the Jun 06, 2013 by Carlin Ross
For the last 30 years, Iran has quietly been experiencing a sexual revolution.  Premarital sex is common...people are putting off marriage...the divorce rate is up...sex work is thriving: The...
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Posted on the May 07, 2013 by Carlin Ross
After being held captive for 10 years, Amanda Berry and two other young women are finally free. They were kidnapped by three brothers and held against their will, chained in the basement of an...
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Posted on the May 02, 2013 by Anonymous
I've blogged and talked about hair so much but I'm doing it again anyway. Human's are never anywhere at their most illogically animal than their reactions to hair. It lacks any sophistication of...
Posted on the Apr 17, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Mr. Rogers was one of the greatest educators of all time.  He's my role model for the type of sex educator I want to become. 
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Posted on the Apr 07, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Marty Klein makes a powerful point about the end of "normal" sex. I thought it tied in perfectly with our latest youtube clip Is Oral Sex Slutty: "Historically, normal sex has always been about...
Posted on the Mar 31, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Thought I'd get in the Easter spirit (since some of you didn't care for our Happy Ishtar video). It's interesting how half women/half animal costumes are perceived as sensuous.  Maybe it's...
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Posted on the Mar 25, 2013 by Carlin Ross
It's interesting that the Russian Orthodox church is one of the most revered institutions in post-Soviet Russia.  And for the record Pussy Riot didn't desecrate the church.  There's one...
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Posted on the Mar 24, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Actress Tilda Swinton is sleeping in a fitted glass box at New York's Museum of Modern Art this month. Museum goers are able to peer in on the star while standing just feet from her padded glass...
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Posted on the Mar 18, 2013 by atarasenko
I will admit that I haven’t been following the Stuebenville OH rape case very closely but when I caught up today, I was very disappointed (although definitely not shocked). A 16 year old girl,...
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