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Tina Dupuy's column is published in over 100 newspapers. Follow her on Twitter at @tinadupuy.
Payday Lenders Pay Off the System So They Can Keep Ripping Off Borrowers
Posted on: Oct 5, 2015, Source: Capital and Main
The industry spent more than $13 million on lobbying and campaign contributions in the 2014 election cycle.
The Need to Be At War Just Never Stops
Posted on: Jul 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet
We throw more cash into defense spending than China, Russia, U.K., France, India and Germany combined.
Leave It to Republican Carly Fiorina to Make a Woman Running for President Look Like a Craven Stunt
Posted on: May 9, 2015, Source: The Smirking Chimp
The gender politics at work during this election will get complicated.
Inside the Right-Wing Mania over Including 'Under God' in the Pledge of Allegiance
Posted on: Nov 14, 2014, Source: The Smirking Chimp
Is a pledge to a flag and a god still something we should demand American school children do?
Casual Racism v. Institutionalized Racism
Posted on: May 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet
A word is easy to rally and tweet against: the long-term systematic subjugation of a people based on their skin color is…well…not as easy to solve with a catchy hashtag.
"Lean In" Guru Sheryl Sandberg Wants to Ban the Word Bossy... As If there Weren't Larger Problems to Address
Posted on: Mar 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet
#BanBossy is a perfect example of the Pink Ribboning of evils.
Is Putin the Perfect Candidate for the U.S. GOP?
Posted on: Mar 7, 2014, Source: The Smirking Chimp
He's their Fabio.
The Real Terror: 6,408 Deaths Caused By Extreme Weather Since 9/11
Posted on: Nov 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet
We’ve spent trillions to protect ourselves against terrorists and done nothing to keep our biggest cities above water in a storm.
Right-Winger's Weird Proposal to Ban the Sale of Food That Contains Aborted Fetuses Trips on Ancient History
Posted on: Oct 19, 2012, Source: The Skeptic
The newest anti-abortion scheme reaches deep into the past for inspiration.
Why Mobility in America Is in the Dumpster
Posted on: May 20, 2012, Source: TinaDupuy.com
We have the ability -- the freedom -- to roam more now than ever before. And yet our upward mobility is standing still.
How The War on Women Opens the Door for Politics in Your Doctor's Office
Posted on: Mar 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Both Arizona and Kansas are considering bills giving doctors the legal authority to withhold potentially crucial information about a woman's health, and in this case her child's.
Rise of the Livestreamer: Telling the Truth About Occupy in Real Time
Posted on: Feb 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Livestreamers are armed with a smart phone, an app and an audience of people at home watching every frame.
Has the Market Rejected the Religious Right's Hateful Social Agenda?
Posted on: Feb 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet
It's clear from advertising that the market does not favor the GOP's social agenda.
Why #OWS Needs to Denounce Violent Tactics on Display at Occupy Oakland
Posted on: Jan 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Occupy is not an armed conflict – it's a PR war. And images of violence undermine the movement.
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