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A Human Touch Pulled the Curtain on Peter King's Anti-Muslim Theater

A Human Touch Pulled the Curtain on Peter King’s Anti-Muslim Theater

by Rinku Sen on March 15 2011, 11:03AM

The lesson of last week is clear: Showing our humanity is the best response to Muslim bashing.

Topics: Movement

People I Love: South Asian Women Who Make Change

People I Love: South Asian Women Who Make Change

by Rinku Sen on March 9 2011, 11:01AM

These political trendsetters are helping to lead the call for racial, economic and gender justice.

Topics: Movement

A Few of My Favorite Things: 'The Good Wife'

A Few of My Favorite Things: ‘The Good Wife’

by Rinku Sen on March 1 2011, 10:08AM

Because life can’t be all about doing stuff—sometimes, you gotta just indulge great TV.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Movement

Change Doesn't Come From Inside or Outside Pressure--It's Both

Change Doesn’t Come From Inside or Outside Pressure—It’s Both

by Rinku Sen on February 24 2011, 12:01PM

Pick the approach that fits your temperament and skills, and then commit to it.

Topics: Movement

Why I Support Planned Parenthood, Margaret Sanger Notwithstanding

Why I Support Planned Parenthood, Margaret Sanger Notwithstanding

by Rinku Sen on February 21 2011, 10:00AM

Organizations change. And all these years later, women of color are better off with Planned Parenthood.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health, Planned Parenthood, Movement

Report: Payday Lenders Swarming Black and Latino Neighborhoods

Report: Payday Lenders Swarming Black and Latino Neighborhoods

by Rinku Sen on February 17 2011, 1:40PM

Midwestern black and Latino ‘hoods have three times the number of high-priced, quick loan shops as white ones.

Topics: Movement

Don't Just Tip Your Waiter. Demand Equity for Restaurant Workers

Don’t Just Tip Your Waiter. Demand Equity for Restaurant Workers

by Rinku Sen on February 14 2011, 12:51PM

A series of reports reveal how poorly employers treat the people who will make your Valentine’s dinner so nice.

Topics: Movement