Monthly Archive: March 2012

Congratulations to the Volume 16 Editorial Board

Leslie Aboud, Articles Editor Rachel Donahoe, Articles Editor Rachel Friedlander, Senior Managing Editor Laura Givens, Articles Editor Katie Grendon, Senior Articles Editor George Kennedy, Note & Comment Editor Iain Johnson, Senior Symposium Editor Tanner Minot, Senior Note & Comment Editor Jessica Pollmeier, Senior Managing Editor Kelsey Rwayitare, Senior Administrative Editor Tiffany Spoor, Note & Comment …

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A Bounty for Shooting the Innocent?

Marla Brose/Albuquerque Journal, via Associated Press from the New York Times article “Payments to Albuquerque Officers Are Called a ‘Bounty System’

By Tiffany Spoor, Student Writer for The Journal of Gender, Race & Justice In the past few weeks Trayvon Martin’s story has been plastered across news outlets, social media, and the internet in general. Many people are outraged by Trayvon’s needless death. While Trayvon’s death is a tragedy, maybe some good will come out of …

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Sorry, Rush. We All Know Your Misogynistic Comments to Sandra Fluke Were Not a Fluke.

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By Rachel Friedlander, Student Writer for The Journal of Gender, Race & Justice Last week, fellow student writer Rachel Donahoe wrote a great post about the misogynistic rhetoric plaguing our current political atmosphere.  Well, this week Rush Limbaugh upped the ante, taking this rhetoric to a whole new extreme.  In discussing the now-infamous all-male panel …

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Misogyny Multiplies as Election Politics Take Hold

All Men at a Hearing on Birth Control Coverage in Congress…originally tweeted by Planned Parenthood.

By Rachel Donahoe, Student Writer for The Journal of Gender, Race & Justice As evidenced by JGRG’s February blog, this has been active month for social issues. Iain Johnson was correct that despite the dismal economy, social issues remain at the forefront of election politics. In a thinly veiled effort to rally the conservative base, …

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