Sunday, July 19, 2009

Her Honor Sonia Sotomayor

"It’s the American way that we judge people as individuals, not as groups. And by that standard we can say unequivocally that this particular wise Latina, with the richness of her experiences, would far more often than not reach a better conclusion than the individual white males she faced in that Senate hearing room. Even those viewers who watched the Sotomayor show for only a few minutes could see that her America is our future and theirs is the rapidly receding past."

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Published: July 19, 2009
The Sotomayor show reduced the antics of Washington’s clueless ancien-régime to a spectacle as ridiculous as it was obsolescent.

Friday, July 17, 2009


Published: July 18, 2009
Natalya Estemirova was one of the premier human rights investigators in the entire Caucasus, unflinching as she documented crimes against uncountable others.

Saturday, July 04, 2009

Preoccupations: A sisterhood of workplace infighting

Published: January 11, 2009
One of the last remaining obstacles for women in the workplace is how they treat one another.