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9 Thought-Provoking Quotes About Work-Life Balance

No matter how good you are at your job, you probably often think: <i>I could be doing more</i>.<p>Call it work-life balance, work-life coexistence, or simply life, but balancing responsibilities can be stressful in an always-on world. Phones and connected devices make it easier than ever to stay entangled in …

Work-life Balance

Megyn Kelly and Brit Hume joke about sexual consent — but are furious over potential violations of men’s rights

Stopping rape is a laughing matter, but men’s rights is very serious business<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>July 8, 2015 12:59pm (UTC)<p>On "The Kelly File" Tuesday, host Megyn Kelly spoke to Fox News correspondent Brit Hume about the "yes means yes" affirmative consent law signed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.<p>…

Megyn Kelly

Fox News built a f**ked-up Frankenstein, dumb, angry and divorced from facts. Now Donald Trump will devour them

Conservative media destroyed conservative politics. The right’s impossible to take seriously. Then came Trump!<p>Sean Illing<p>July 8, 2015 10:00pm (UTC)<p>Fox News –and the conservative media-industrial complex – have created a Frankenstein. His name is Donald Trump, and his political success is now a huge …

Donald Trump

Fox News doctor says men are allowed to hit women now because of the “gender equality movement”

<b>Keith Ablow, Fox & Friends co-hosts (Fox News)</b><p>Keith Ablow told “Fox & Friends” that a man should never hit a girl, even if that means banning co-ed sports<p>Colin Gorenstein<p>July 8, 2015 3:17pm (UTC)<p>Fox News' resident "doctor" Keith Ablow blames co-ed sports and the gender equality movement for …

Feminism

“Faith-based arguments that deal with climate change are a smokescreen that mask the real problem”

<b>(AP/Evan Agostini/Julie Jacobson/Sue Ogrocki)</b><p>Katharine Hayhoe is a climate scientist and evangelical Christian. She explains what’s wrong about religious right<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>July 7, 2015 4:45pm (UTC)<p>As underscored by the current consternation of conservatives with Pope Francis over his encyclical on …

Climate Change

Fox News can’t bear the truth: Right-wing terror groups are America’s gravest threat

<b>Bill O'Reilly (Fox News)</b><p>The numbers don’t lie. Since 9/11, more Americans have died at the hands of white supremacists than radical Muslims<p>Eric Boehlert<p>July 5, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Media Matters.<p>The numbers don't lie.<p>Since 9/11, more Americans have died at the hands …

Homeland Security

The ugly war on gay rights: When “religious freedom” becomes “freedom from laws”

<b>(AP/Alonzo Adams/Reuters/Steve Nesius/WDG Photo via Shutterstock/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>With gay marriage legal, Ted Cruz wants to undermine the Constitution in the name of “religious liberty”<p>Simon Maloy<p>July 3, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>When the Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges came down and …

LGBTQI

Satanist takes Megyn Kelly to law school

She was confused by different constitutions being different things despite having “a lot of similar words”<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>July 2, 2015 2:48pm (UTC)<p>On "The Kelly File" Wednesday night, host Megyn Kelly spoke to the Satanic Temple's Lucien Greaves about the decision not to erect a statue of …

Religion

Black churches are burning & Fox News doesn’t care

<b>(Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com)</b><p>Eight black churches have burnt down over 10 days in America, but the right-wing media has been strangely silent<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>July 2, 2015 4:59pm (UTC)<p>Black America's "blues sensibilities"--as well as that of other peoples who have historically suffered under power and …

South Carolina

White America is complicit: Charleston, Dylann Roof and the country’s real race war

<b>(AP/Lexington County (S.C.) Detention Center)</b><p>Questioning the motivations of the Charleston shooter is worse than obtuse. It is itself an act of violence<p>Kali Holloway<p>June 20, 2015 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>In so many ways, the story of Dylann Roof, the shooting …

South Carolina

This is American terrorism: White supremacy’s brutal, centuries-long campaign of violence

<b>(Reuters/Jason Miczek)</b><p>There’s a war being waged against Black Americans, whether white America wants to admit it or not<p>Lawrence Brown<p>June 19, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>The evidence is clear. The reports are in. There is no other conclusion. It’s 2015, and Black people in America are under a sustained and …

Justice

Bill O’Reilly attacks friend of deceased pastor for linking Fox News’ rhetoric to Charleston massacre

<b>Bill O'Reilly, Todd Rutherford (Fox News)</b><p>“I know he was your friend,” O’Reilly said, but Pastor Pinckney would have disappointed in your attacking Fox News<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>June 19, 2015 1:07pm (UTC)<p>Thursday night on "The O'Reilly Factor," host Bill O'Reilly spoke to Charleston lawmaker Todd …

Charleston Church Shooting

How Pope Francis just destroyed the GOP’s religious con artists

<b>(Reuters/Dado Ruvic)</b><p>Republicans love to flaunt their religion, but only if it conforms to their politics. Francis just made that harder<p>Bob Cesca<p>June 19, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>This article has been corrected since it was first published.<p>Over the past few weeks, we've heard the initial cannon volleys …

Christianity

Woman's face will be added to $10 bill in 2020, Treasury says

The $10 bill is headed for a feminine face lift.<p>One lucky lady — yet to be chosen — will become the first woman in more than a century to join an esteemed coterie of dead presidents and statesmen featured on American paper currency, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said.<p>The new note will be issued …

5 completely insane things Christian fundamentalists are teaching their kids

<b>(Jaroslav74 via Shutterstock)</b><p>This stuff is in <i>schoolbooks</i><p>Jonny Scaramanga<p>June 17, 2015 7:00am (UTC)<p>Accelerated Christian Education is a fundamentalist school curriculum used in a claimed 6,000 schools and 145 countries. Despite the name, education is actually second to its stated primary purpose, …

I watched Megyn Kelly for six weeks: How I learned to uncode the Fox News propaganda machine

<b>Megyn Kelly (Fox News)</b><p>Fox News markets Megyn Kelly as a refreshing, independent voice. She’s really just O’Reilly in fancier packaging<p>Charles L. Ponce De Leon<p>June 17, 2015 10:00am (UTC)<p>A few months ago, the New York Times Magazine published an interesting profile of Fox News Channel anchor Megyn …

Media Industry