Posts tagged "ann neumann"
Struggle for Acceptance: Media Visibility and Minority Religion

Struggle for Acceptance: Media Visibility and Minority Religion

Our very own Ann Neumann, editor of The Revealer, was interviewed by Stephanie Whiteside for her piece, "Struggle for Acceptance: Media Visibility and Minority Religion."

Daily Links: What Social Contract? Edition

Jim Davis on the death of a predatory priest. Amy Levin on liberalism and feminism. The Immanent Frame's fantastic "Politics of Religious Freedom" series. Catholics roll up their sleeves over a Wendell Berry lecture. Hasidic Jews trying to stay out of court. Rowan Williams on the blood market.

Daily Links: Grand Jury Duty Blues

I'm three weeks down, one to go.  Serving justice in Brooklyn has kept me quiet, but here's what I'm reading between testimonials: Jane Iwamura at The Scoop on Tupac's undead appearance at Coachella. One wonders if Mark Oppenheimer just didn't have any critical thinking to apply to his recent review of Ross Douthat's new book,...

Intubated Women, Catholic Health Care and What it Means to be Alive

The Catholic Church understands far better than patients’ rights advocates do how religion, gender and sexuality work in society. If the debate about health care were focused on men’s bodies, the Church understands there would be a resounding call to make their hospitals subject to legal and medical standards. But because it’s about...

The Gender & Sexual Politics of End of Life Care, April 10

I'll be on a panel with the amazing Susan Gerbino, Amber Hollibaugh, Ai-Jen Poo and Robert Campbell on April 10.  Come say hi. The Gender and Sexual Politics of End of Life Care April 10, Tuesday 6 to 8 pm Performance Studies Studio 21 Broadway, 6th Floor, Room 612

Daily Links: Big Fat Tolerance Edition

Russian gay extremists; Patronizing employers; A Brownback woman; Jesus' juice; Milquetoast Patel; Other, the world's 12th religion; Liberty wolves; ideology-smashing samaritan; Damn anarchists; Government by any other name (like the presidency); Tolerance ponies.

“Religion Behind the Headlines” Panel, March 20

Come see me, Paul Raushenbush (HuffPo), Laurie Goodstein (NYT), Bruce Clarke (Economist) and others discuss the state of religion in the media on March 20th at 4:30 at NYU's Rosenthal Pavilion.  Here's a description:
A moderated panel discussion with leading journalists and broadcasters on issues and trends around they way in which religious identities and communities are...

The Conscience Clause:
It’s Not Just About 750,000 Hospital Employees

There's much more at stake in the discussion about conscience clauses than who gets the bill for the pill. By Ann Neumann On January 20th Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that contraception would be covered free-of-charge in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the Obama administration's stifled, delayed-release attempt at reforming health...

Meet Me In New Jersey

Tomorrow I'll be giving the Humanities Forum talk at Stevens Institue of Technology.  You should come by.  "How We die: The Religious and Social Politics of Dying in America."

Editor on the Radio

Don't miss my interview on WBAI's "Healthstyles," with Barbara Glickstein.  Tonight at 11 pm on 99.5 FM. I'll be discussing Catholic hospitals and end of life care, issues discussed in my last article for The Nation, found here. It's a two part series so check out the second segment on August 25th, same time and...

The Revealer Family, Published

It's been a great week for readers, thanks to a suite of articles by members of The Revealer's family of writers.  Covering issues from reality-based food to women's travel, from the health care crisis to Zionist activism to religious compounds in Missouri, we're proud to have such talented and diverse writers' names to drop! Former Revealer...

Antichoice at the End of Life

by Ann Neumann Reposted from The Nation. Last week a regulation to provide Medicare coverage for advance care planning counseling—that is, offer reimbursement to doctors for time spent talking to patients about end-of-life care—was abandoned… for the second time. Section 1233 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) died a first death in the...