Stories by Jodie Gummow

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Posted on: Feb 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Tax proceeds from pot sales of $98M have crushed the $70M initial estimation given to voters.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The former GOP congressman and MSNBC host said last week he hadn’t ruled it out.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

“President Barack Obama is our country’s all-time leader in outside-battlefield sky killing:” Stewart quips.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

“Oh my God … Black, Jewish, disabled, gay with a Mexican boyfriend, drug addict, and HIV-positive!” Walker’s former aide wrote.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Americans could learn a thing or two from the ways people get it on in foreign lands.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Under ‘Operation Paperclip,’ the U.S recruited over a thousand Nazi scientists as part of a post-war intelligence program.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Looks like religious folk enjoy erotica as much as—if not more than—the rest of us.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Easy to say for a man who who sells $800 sequined dresses and $250 clutches…

Posted on: Feb 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Think your sexual fetishes are abnormal? Think again.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Special guests Pussy Riot demanded the release of prisoners in Russia as Olympics start in the fight for global justice.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Bill De Blasio will be the first New York mayor in 20 years not to march in the world-famous parade.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Lottery winners become more conservative and less egalitarian after a windfall.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Since when did simply asking a question justify police brutality?

Posted on: Feb 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The confidential spreadsheet contains a who's who of far-right, mega-rich donors.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

10 countries that leave the US in the dust on funding the arts.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

‘Copulation for conservation’ is the motto of F*ck For Forest who believe porn can save the planet.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Fosters is not Australian for beer, forget the “shrimp” on the barbie...but the dingo really did eat the baby.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

City health inspections have restaurateurs up in arms over alleged enforcement inconsistencies and excessive fines.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The disparity in sentences reveal a perversion of justice.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Report reveals more than half of congressional members are worth at least $1 million.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

“They don’t like the fact the rich are being demonized especially given how compassionate they are to the disgusting poor,” mocked Stewart.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

America’s health obsession has led back to a big butter boom!

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

'Time for some traffic problems,' staffer said in leaked email.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Texas law requires that a pregnant woman be kept alive, regardless of the condition of the baby or her family’s wishes.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Stewart: "I guess you could say, you’re a f*cking idiot”

Posted on: Jan 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It seems no online profile is too repulsive for men, as long as the woman is attractive.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

This diet wards off heart attacks, strokes and death, so why are we still focusing on the fallacy of a cholesterol model of heart disease?

Posted on: Jan 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Raped and stabbed just weeks before being crowned, Linor Abargil found a greater purpose.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Recreational marijuana a major hit with brisk sales in first three days since legalization.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The payout comes in response to a court ruling that the sheriff’s office racially profiled Latinos in traffic and immigration patrols.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

With no access to 911, Kentucky woman uploaded pic of her beaten face with urgent plea, “Help Please Anyone.”

Posted on: Dec 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Management at Texas club allegedly said two men dancing posed a safety risk for the country music nightclub.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Scientists say acupuncture relief in cancer patients is probably due to placebo effect.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The three most destructive words every boy hears are, ‘be a man.’

Posted on: Dec 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Which states will be most affected by the GOP’s decision to cut off this economic lifeline? You’d be surprised.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

These stories will make your blood boil.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Is this the beginning of the end of the antibiotic era?

Posted on: Dec 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The ruling is a major win for sex workers who have fought endlessly for safer work conditions for more than a decade.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The ACLU has filed a federal lawsuit alleging pervasive and systemic racism and sexual harassment in the district.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

“Look, I think what the guy said is ignorant but I also have an inclination to support a world where saying ignorant sh*t on television doesn’t get you kicked off that medium.”

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