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Aren't you just a little skeptical that all the sexists have moved on from being, well, sexist?
Megan Carpentier warns us to brace ourselves for questions about whether Hillary baked enough cookies for Chelsea and the snide remarks about pantsuits
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This may well be the most fun election story I write....
Borrowing some tactics more reminiscent of the Occupy movement than campaign-organized rallies, a group of guerrilla grannies are working hard to get Allison Lundergan Grimes elected
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Texts with Hillary? In 2014, we're clamouring for cabernet with Hillary...
Megan Carpentier: After every attack and accompanying 'Bitchy Resting Face' photo, did Hillary's critics make her into the Everywoman? Because she sure is smiling again
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Well, it's not entertainment (and apparently not optimized for Google+), but I took a little time out from my day-to-day to write a primer on the Ukraine for the many, many people who don't have time for all the many long reads (but there are links in there, too).
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Hey Guyz whats up Being board as fuck ummmmmmmmmmm so hi my names #Coco  and this is #my  Google+ account and im #brandnew so whats up pp me or hangouts me if u can thanks
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Extra! Extra! It's like the bonus features on the DVD (only free). Catch your bonus material from the Book of Jezebel (edited by +Anna Holmes featuring work from my brain and fingers, and those of +Michelle Dean +Rachel Syme +Amanda Hess and Sady Doyle).
In the eight months since we finalized the text that would become the basis of our new illustrated encyclopedia, The Boo…
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If there's one thing designed to make you feel worse about being dumped, it's realizing how weird and sort of creepy the dude is becoming afterwards.
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Guess I'm going to be getting my money's worth on MTA for a while...
Megan Carpentier: The $18bn startup wants to spend a million spying on women instead of driving us home. It’s time to uninstall
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Having more women in politics matters more than just how women in politics are seen. It affects how women are seen by politicians.
Megan Carpentier: The point of female candidates isn’t to win over female voters. It’s to get people elected who don’t see politics exactly the same way as every other politician
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I learned an important lesson in what it takes to be considered an actual racist.
Megan Carpentier: According to his defenders, the Nevada rancher's comments are a gaffe and nothing more. Because nothing is racist anymore, apparently
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I'm backing the +Feministing  Kickstarter -- both with my bucks and my skills, as a training session with me is one of the perks being offered to other backers. Check it out!
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If all this talk about what information the government compiles on you freaks you out, here's how you can find out what information private companies are compiling (with your implicit agreement).
No matter where you go on the Web -- be it Google, Bing or Yahoo to search; Twitter or Facebook to social network; or your email provider or favorite shopping sites -- you're giving up a little piece of yourself, and sometimes enough to cobble together your identity.
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With bonus personal story of how and why I did this once, and why maybe you mostly shouldn't.
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  • Boston University
    Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, German Language and Literature
  • Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
    Master of Science in Foreign Service, concentration in International Business & Public Policy
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  • Guardian Media Group
    US Opinion Editor, 2014 - present
  • Freelance writer, editor, digital strategist
    2006 - 2014
  • Raw Story
    Executive Editor, 2011 - 2013
  • Talking Points Memo
    Associate Editor, 2010 - 2011
  • Air America
    Editor, News and Politics, 2009 - 2010
  • Jezebel.com
    Editor, 2007 - 2009
  • Wonkette.com
    Associate Editor, 2006 - 2008
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What Your Search History Says About You (And How to Shut It Up)
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No matter where you go on the Web -- be it Google, Bing or Yahoo to search; Twitter or Facebook to social network; or your email provider or

Could Facebook's New Privacy Rules Endanger Your Kids?
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Not a week goes by without another story of an adult doing something colossally stupid on social media and paying the price. So why in the w

When Chicken Little Comes Home to Roost: Why Many Americans Aren't Conce...
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Between this budget showdown and that sequester, the last debt ceiling fight and the more recent government shutdown, the majority of Americ

Ex-car dealership employee faces charges after impersonating a cop with ...
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On the night Jones was caught, he had pulled over a woman who reportedly cut him off, suspicious that she was driving intoxicated. Though he

George R.R. Martin reveals Season 5 plot twists in ‘Game of Thrones’ | T...
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Joffrey adopts an adorable lion cub and learns the true meaning of Christmas. Next season, the dragons talk. After Season 4, we're doing a c

Court rules prisoner has a First Amendment right to ‘erotic’ werewolf no...
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To begin with, we cannot simply dismiss the work as nonserious literature because it deals with werewolves and other paranormal creatures an

Pennsylvania gynecologist, fishing guide save baby moose from drowning |...
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They rowed up along side the struggling calf, Sciascia told The Missoulan, “I scooped it up from the river under its front legs.” Though McL

Rep. Steve King: ‘Ronald Reagan’s signature on the 86 Amnesty Act brough...
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There were about 800000 people that were originally to qualify for the amnesty in 1986 that Ronald Reagan signed. That number crept up to ab

Veterinarians amazed, reporters disgusted by 4 pound hairball removed fr...
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The world's largest LEGO model is on display at Times Square in New York, May · Life-size Lego model of 'Star Wars' X-Wing fighter lands in

Catholic archdiocese in Madrid reportedly training 8 new exorcists to me...
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The liturgical ritual itself is centered on supplicatory prayers, asking for God's help, and “imperative” prayers addressed directly to the

German brewers demand moratorium on fracking to protect the purity of th...
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The world's largest LEGO model is on display at Times Square in New York, May · Life-size Lego model of 'Star Wars' X-Wing fighter lands in

Federal judge stays application of Arkansas’ restriction 12-week abortio...
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Tweet · Print Friendly and PDF; Email this page. Tweet. U.S. District Judge Susan Webber Wright issued an injunction against Arkansas' recen

Justice Department reveals that it lost track of two suspected terrorist...
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The Department of Justice said in a response, “Of note, over 60% of the identified former known or suspected terrorists were admitted into t

Student, masked intruder killed in home invasion at sorority house near ...
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Neighbor Victoria Dehel, a student at SUNY Westbury, told reporters that she knew someone had been killed as soon as she heard the shots and

Papa John’s delivery man busted for selling a kilo of cocaine to cops wh...
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Papa John's delivery man busted for selling a kilo of cocaine to cops while on the job. By Megan Carpentier Friday, May 17, 2013 10:13 EDT.

Seminarian expelled for being gay became a sperm donor for lesbians cons...
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He said he met the couple in 2003 before agreeing to donate, but that they successfully conceived a boy after only two tries. The women's mi

Judge blasts Obama administration request for a stay to his Plan B as ‘a...
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The Administration's request for a stay argued that, without that stay pending appeal, they would suffer “irreparable injury” because on Apr

Dennis Rodman: ‘Obama can’t do sh*t’ about American prisoner in North Ko...
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“Like I told you, dude, once I go back over there August 1st, I hope I can do one thing, at least get time served,” Rodman said. The reporte

Malcom X’s grandson Malcolm Shabazz killed in an apparent robbery attemp...
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Tweet · Print Friendly and PDF; Email this page. Tweet. Malcolm Shabazz, the once-troubled grandson of Malcolm X, was killed in Mexico this

Dear MSNBC: 5 other things it’s not too early to talk about if it’s not ...
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) compares rejecting LGBT people to fighting slavery. Rick Perry compares rejecting LGBT people to fighting slavery