The level of consciousness of feminism, let alone political commitment to it...– Going to places that scare me: Personal reflections on challenging male supremacy | www.xyonline.net
Lost youth: turning young girls into sex symbols |... →
But the motivation is also commercial. Cosmetics and fashion designers are finding ways to capture loyal consumers almost from day one. On the flip side, emphasising girlishness as desirable facilitates the multibillion-dollar sales of anti-aging cosmetics, creams and plastic surgery. Finally, there’s the underground economy of little girls’ sexuality: child sex trafficking and...
Is it any wonder that girls and young women, told they are hotter and better...– Why Sexualizing Little Girls Sucks For Grown-Ass Women - Youth and sexuality - Jezebel
No escape from health care fight - State... →
Unemployment Jumps to 9.7 Percent →
The 10.1 percent unemployment rate for adult men equals the prior post-war high. The unemployment rate hit 9.7 percent in August, up from 9.4 percent in July. According to the establishment survey, the economy shed 216,000 jobs in August. In addition, the job loss numbers for June and July were revised up by 49,000. This puts the average rate of job loss over the last three months at...
The economy is now coming up short by 9.4 million jobs, including 6.9 million...– Editorial - Where the Jobs Aren’t - NYTimes.com