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Confused Cats Against Feminism Saves Me From Defenestrating Myself

This whole "women against feminism" thing makes me want to launch myself into the sun. This makes it a little better.


Pol Pottery Barns…

But…of course, Michele Bachmann has a new solution to the humanitarian crisis of refugees along the US/ Mexico border.



Late, Late Night FDL: Endless Love

Lionel Richie feats Shania Twain - Endless Love Lionel certainly knows his audiences...


Late Night: Piketty’s Failure of Nerve, or Why Marx Is Still the Boogeyman

Piketty's emphatic denial of Marxian influence on his work - and the fact that he felt compelled to make it in the first place - is quite telling. The decades of heavy-duty demonizing du...


Speaker Boehner Observed by International Whistleblowers

A letter demanding an official tabulation of State legislature applications for a convention to propose amendments as prescribed in Article V of the Constitution just arrived at the Offic...


Panthers in the Hole: French Angola 3 Book Illustrates US Prison Crisis –An interview with Nicolas Krameyer of Amnesty International France

Amnesty International France and La Boîte à Bulles have published a 128-page French language graphic novel entitled Panthers in the Hole. The book's co-authors David Cénou and Bruno Cénou...


Say Anything: Words Matt Entenza Lives By, Apparently

Poor Matt Entenza. He thought he could run yet another sleazy and expensive backstabbing of a campaign against a fellow DFLer, only to be tripped up by the fact that many politically-mind...


“Imagine Living in a Socialist USA!” Rehabilitating a Forbidden Word

As a faithful reader of many so-called ‘progressive’ journals and books, my frustration with the Empire into which I was born increases daily. So many voices in the wilderness! So many gr...


There Was a Pride Parade in Final Fantasy XIV and You Should Care About It!

The largest group of LGBT gamers gathered for a virtual pride parade in Eorzea to celebrate Square Enix's decision allowing same-sex marriage in FFXIV.


FDL Book Salon Welcomes Michael Arria, Medium Blue: The Politics of MSNBC

Using vignettes and case studies, Michael Arria’s book tells the story of many liberal’s favorite cable news network: MSNBC. Chronicling the likes of Rachel Maddow, Chris Hayes, Melissa H...


The Grey Lady Turns Green

On the day after the day the NYT finished its internal discussions about the failures of cannabis prohibition the Grey Lady comes out as a green lady.


NSFW Lesbosexy Sunday Is Sleeping In

Sex slang from history, whether or not scissoring is a thing, lesbian vampire erotica and more.


The Dangers of Wealth Inequality

Why do rich people seek control over the body of the rest of us?


Medium Blue: The Politics of MSNBC — Book Salon Preview

Barack Obama wasn’t the only beneficiary of the calamitous Bush years. Something of an industry punchline since its formation in 1996, MSNBC suddenly gained a comprehensible voice during ...


Podcast: The Double Standard That Police Display Against Protests in Support of Palestinians

Thousands of people have been demonstrating in support of Palestinians and against Israel's assault on Gaza in major cities across the United States. Police have shown some willingness to...


Have Your Gay Wedding At My Birthday Party This Sunday Funday

Now that I've set the tone for our good gay news today, let's dive right in to all this weekend has to offer queer people that is vaguely positive or fuzzy!


Your Mother Needs You! Bristol Bay, Alaska

Alaska’s Bristol Bay contains “an extraordinary ecosystem that supports an ancient fishing culture and economic powerhouse.” That extraordinary ecosystem is atop the Pebble deposit which ...


Free Things to Do in Houston

Free Things to do in Houston Spending the day in a big city like Houston, Texas can be a lot of fun! And if you look around, you’ll see that there are so many great family activitie...


Detroit, Gaza, and the Continuing Erosion of Traditional Media

The story of the Detroit water crisis is getting a familiar treatment in the media. Once again a major story of mass activism at home is getting relatively short shrift while internationa...


Sunday Talking Heads: July 27, 2014

Not sure if CNN's State of the Union scheduled a cage match or not, we'll see.


Sunday Talking Heads: July 27, 2014

Not sure if CNN's State of the Union scheduled a cage match or not, we'll see.


Late Late Night FDL: Casey Bats Again

Casey Bats Again. This Walt Disney follow-up to the 1946 classic Casey at the Bat was released on June 18, 1954.


Late Night: When The Music’s Over

Recently I’ve been exploring the deep, dark and dirty business of extracting substances from the earth for profit, and have written a few articles for you, sharing the results. Throughout...


Late Night: When The Music’s Over

Recently I’ve been exploring the deep, dark and dirty business of extracting substances from the earth for profit, and have written a few articles for you, sharing the results. Throughout...