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The Problem

It’s hard to witness the state of American politics — the daily activities in Washington or the 2012 general election campaign — without the uncomfortable sensation that you live in a banana republic. Because we are the direct beneficiaries (or … Continue reading

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A Good Day. A Very Good Day.

Today is June 28, 2012, the day my niece Felicia turns 24. This is the day that News Corp International owner Rupert Murdoch moved FOX News to News Corp’s entertainment division — done to save News Corp’s lucrative FOX News from … Continue reading

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It’s Vagina. Don’t Just Say It. Shout It.

Fe Bongolan is recovering from a mild bout of adrenal exhaustion, having completed a successful creation and run of a new play — a collaboration with Planned Parenthood of Northern California. In her stead, Fe’s uterus has kindly volunteered to … Continue reading

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How Much is that Test Tube in the Freezer?

I have been somewhat in absentia here at Planet Waves, having had my surrogate come and speak on my behalf while I have had a very busy past few weeks. I’ve been working with my theater company on developing our … Continue reading

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And now a word from Down There

Fe Bongolan has taken a brief reprieve from her political column to regain some much-needed sanity and bring down her cortisol levels. In her absence, Fe’s uterus has agreed to take on this week’s Fe-911 column in honor of May … Continue reading

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We Are Our History

By the very title of my column — Fe 911 — it’s been my assignment here to provide an antidote to the shock doctrine we’re continually bombarded with culturally, politically and socially. Some days, these shocks come faster than usual. … Continue reading

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This Is Personal

I do not know Trayvon Martin. I don’t know members of his family. I don’t know what the town of Sanford, Florida is like. I do not know George Zimmerman. But what I do know is that there are many many … Continue reading

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America, what time is it?

America, what time is it? Where are you now? I’m sure many of our international readers might be wondering why am I asking my own country these questions. But I know many of you are looking at the news coming … Continue reading

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The Memo

Now that the nation has spanked Rush Limbaugh for his heavy breathing over Sandra Fluke, and there has been open ridicule of the Virginia legislature’s vaginal ultrasound laws, you would think that there would be a chilling effect on similar sentiments and legislation elsewhere. … Continue reading

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Regarding Sandra

“When you let university administrators or other employers rather than women and their doctors dictate whose medical needs are legitimate and whose are not, women’s health takes a back seat to a bureaucracy focused on policing her body.” Continue reading

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