Olympics 2012: U.S. women's basketball earns fifth consecutive gold medal In winning their fifth gold in a row, though, the U.S. extended their own record for consecutive Olympic championships won in a women’s team sport. Unfortunately for this version of Team USA, we have gotten so accustomed to their dominance of ... 08/11/2012 - 10:42 am | View Link
London Olympics 2012: Team USA Earns Silver In Men's 4x100m Relay Final Team USA earned a silver medal in the men's 4x100m relay event ... The United States has now earned 29 medals in track & field events (nine gold, 13 silver, and seven bronze), contributing a good chunk of the 100 total medals America has ... 08/11/2012 - 8:53 am | View Link
Raisman earns two medals at 2012 Olympics: USA's first ever gold medal on floor, bronze medal on beam The medals were the fourth and fifth for the women's 2012 Olympic Champion Fierce Five and the sixth overall for the Team USA. The Fierce Five earned three gold, silver and bronze at the 2012 Olympics, while Danell Leyva of Miami/Team Hilton HHonors ... 08/7/2012 - 7:53 am | View Link
London 2012 Olympics: Will Claye Earns Bronze For Team USA In Men's Long Jump Final Team USA added another bronze to the medal count, with Phoenix native Will Claye taking third in the men's long jump event. Greg Rutherford of Great Britain took gold with a jump of 8.31 meters, Mitchell Watt of Australia came in second with a ... 08/4/2012 - 11:08 am | View Link
London 2012 Olympics Medal Count: Team USA Earns Gold Twice On Monday The United States took the water on Monday to maintain a tie with China in the overall medal count at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Team USA picked up five medals in the pool as the games continued, bringing their overall medal count to 17 so far. 07/30/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Church went on to say that female musicians typically fit into one of three roles: the "One of the Girls' Girls" ("a painfully thin reduction of feminism that generally seems to point to a world where, 'so long as you can hang out with your girls it's possible to sort of wave away the evils that men do'"), the "Victim/Torch singer" ("Someone who has been let down by the men around her, and is subsequently in a perpetual state of despair"), and the "Unattainable Sexbot" ("hyper-sexualized, unrealistic, cartoonish, as objects, reducing female sexuality to a prize you can win").
Whilst I can't defer all blame away from myself, I was barely out of my teenage years, and the consequence of this portrayal of me is that now I am frequently abused on social media, being called slut, whore, and a catalog of other indignities that I am sure you're are also sadly very familiar with.
Church added that she, like Annie Lennox, supports a rating system for music videos.
If the power was taken away from sex in pop by making it harder for younger viewers to access it, then maybe the focus would shift to making works of artistic beauty and conscience.
The Wire creator David Simon slammed America's poverty gap and called the country a "horror show" in an impromptu speech delivered at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, Australia, this weekend.
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Since the end of World War II, Simon says the way of thinking in the West has been on a downward spiral.
Simon evoked the principles of Karl Marx in his argument, and says that inequality in the United States now extends beyond a racial divide.
If you watched the debacle that was, and is, the fight over something as basic as public health policy in my country over the last couple of years, imagine the ineffectiveness that Americans are going to offer the world when it comes to something really complicated like global warming.