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Social Movements

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  • Tea party group to Bachmann: Quit the presidential race

    Tea party group to Bachmann: Quit the presidential race
    A tea party group has a surprising and harsh urging for long-time tea party favorite Michele Bachmann: Quit the presidential race. "It's time for Michelle [sic] Bachmann to go," reads the first line of a statement from American Majority President Ned...
  • Police, FBI Investigate Reported Threat Against Rep. Akin

    Police, FBI Investigate Reported Threat Against Rep. Akin
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. Capitol Police are investigating a reported threat against Rep. Todd Akin, the Missouri congressman who has been criticized for comments he made recently about rape. There is "an active, open investigation, Lt. Kimberly Schneider said,...
  • On Faith: Come out, come out

    "Coming out" as an atheist can be a risky proposition. Friends might be confused about why you don't believe in a deity. You might even lose some. I know because I have. But were they friends to begin with if they rejected who you really are? Maybe...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: What Did Occupy New Haven Protesters Accomplish, If Anything?

    The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Ed Page: City officials finally won their battle to clear the green of Occupy New Haven. The occupiers say the 99% has just begun to fight: Brave...
  • Dorothy Height dies at 98; key figure in the civil rights movement

    Dorothy Height, who was called the queen mother of the civil rights movement through seven decades of advocacy for racial equality -- including 41 years as president of the National Council of Negro Women -- has died. She was 98. Height, who also played...