Tipping Point in Tehran

Tipping Point in Tehran: A Gathering Opposition Faces a Weakened Regime by Robin Wright Washington Post July 14, 2009 “How much has changed for Iran in one occasionally breathtaking month. The erratic uprising is becoming as important as the Islamic revoluti on 30 years ago — and not only for Iran. Both redefined political action

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In Memory of Samantha Fargo

Jodi Solomon Speakers Bureau would like to take a moment to remember Samantha Fargo, a fierce, bright and beautiful 12-year old who passed away on Wednesday. Her armor was continually tested fighting mitochondrial and asperger’s disorder. We know her light will forever burn bright in her family’s hearts. And we would also like to thank

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Greening Your Campus

No single issue is as important to “Millennial” college students as the environment. It’s the one issue that transcends political inclination, religious affiliation, race, and gender. As a direct result, many universities are actively creating sustainability initiatives involving every campus constituency! Residence halls, physical plant staffs, food service management, faculty and staff all are seeking

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Sea Shepherds Welcome New Spaceship

Captain Paul Watson and the Sea Shepherd anti-whaling crew are getting [more] serious. Beginning next summer, they will add a new ship to their fleet: Earthrace, a back-to-the-future, 40 knot sailing, diving under waves, biodeiesel-fueled ship. Read the article here. Those Japanese whalers better watch out. And if you’re looking for an entertaining show tonight,

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Robin Wright on Iran

I’m sort-of wondering if Robin Wright did anything else this past weekend besides analyze the Iran situation? “Lessons for the U.S. As Iran Unravels” by Robin Wright (TIME Magazine on June 22, 2009) “In Iran, One Woman’s Death May Have Many Consequences” by Robin Wright (TIME Magazine on June 21, 2009) “The Supreme Leader’s Gamble:

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Parties. Purity. Ecology. Economy. Human Health.

After five years of breaking news, breaking balls, and bringing you bad-ass feminist blogging, Feministing is holding their first big fundraising event ever in celebration of their five year anniversary. Tonight they’re bringing together friends, loyal readers and fellow online / offline activists to celebrate this very special occasion and enjoy some rad entertainment, delicious

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