Aspen's city council blames immigrants for environmental problems -- the same immigrants who do the town's menial labor while the rich fly in on private jets to enjoy their big vacation homes.
Can Melinda Gates do for family planning what Al Gore did for climate change? She has decided to make birth control her signature issue.
Including family planning and reproductive health in the Earth Summit agenda should be a no-brainer.
"It's always an immigrant who's cutting my grass with an exhaust-spewing lawnmower," says Stephen Colbert as he rips apart ads that criticize immigrants for increasing their carbon footprints.
Big Tobacco agreed way back in 1998 to stop marketing cigarettes to kids. Turns out cigarette companies are still up to their old tricks -- they’re just being slightly more stealth about it.
One of the best things we can do for the planet is stop putting new humans on it, which means promoting safe and effective birth control for people who want to keep their offspring levels between zero and “get that, would you, Deirdre.” But hormonal birth control comes with side effects like weight gain, mood swings, blood clots, and Rush Limbaugh. Luckily, there’s a birth control option that’s safe, quick, easy, reversible, and 100 percent effective for 10 years. But back off, ladies: For once in our lives, this birth control’s just for dudes.
Environmentalists strongly support women's access to birth control, according to a new survey. So how about teaming up with women's groups?
You may have heard that Rick Santorum financial backer Foster Friess proposed one weird old trick for birth control: an aspirin between the knees. (If you don’t get it, try holding an aspirin between your knees, and then imagine that you only knew one sex position and it was missionary.) We found some file photos of Friess explaining his theory, which he put forth on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports.
Any morally acceptable pathway to prevent catastrophic global warming includes broad access to affordable birth control for the world's women.