Women are going to be the key to which candidate -- President Obama vs Mitt Romney -- will win the White House in November. That's what we're talking about on our Netroots Nation panel on Thursday -- how to engage that crucial voting bloc with online tools. The panel with Viva la Feminista Veronica Arreola, [...]
I'm sure I'll have a lot to share after returning from the Netroots Nation convention/conference for progressive politicos and bloggers. But in the meantime, as I'm winging my way from the heat of Las Vegas back to the heat of the nation's capital, here are a few great posts from some Mothers of Intention that [...]
Sure there were lots of celebrity phot opps at Netroots Nation in Pittsburgh, but I sort of liked this view from my hotel room. I'm a little weird like that.
I'm a big believer in girl power, as is my soon-to-be fourth-grader PunditGirl. She's all about girl solidarity especially when it comes to the boys on the playground. Come to think of it, so are all her girlfriends. They all share that "us vs. them" mentality regardless of their skin colors, the neighborhoods they live [...]
I always get excited when I attend a conference for the first time, but always forget how tiring and draining big conferences can be. Not because they're so much work, but because you're always "on." Saying hi, chatting with people in a very high energy way, and trying to take in as much as possible [...]
How progressive women relate to one another has been something that's weighed on my mind since Hillary Clinton was trying to become the Democratic candidate and since Sarah Palin, whether you liked her politics or not, took a lot of the same sexist heat that Hillary did during her campaign. For me, it was obvious [...]
I'm supposed to be off-line this week, as the PunditMom family takes a break at the beach. But sometimes the New York Times can get me a little riled up.Sunday, the NYT ran a story about the BlogHer conference. SCORE! Right?Well, not exactly. Because, yet again, the MSM has run a story about women bloggers [...]