Women authors left off list of the year’s top 10 books Female writers won...– Women authors left off list of the year’s top 10 books - News, Books - The Independent
Responding to the allegations in the media that the attack was based on his...– U.S.: “War Comes Home” with Ft. Hood Shootings - IPS ipsnews.net
If you are an American male, there is coded somewhere in your DNA the desire to...– Say ‘I Do’ to Rock - NYTimes.com
From the point of view of women today, America’s friends and...– Remember the Women?
When the Feminist Majority argues that withdrawing American forces from...– Remember the Women?
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
I’m not used to thinking of myself as someone who is sure of herself, except...– Alexander Chee, “An Interview with Sigrid Nunez” / Memorious 11
Missing Aberdeen woman faked abduction note -... →
Empowerment will remain powerless if we do not change power relations. Ways of...– Angela Y. Davis & Elizabeth Martínez
Aberdeen Police are seeking help in tracking down a woman reported missing...– Aberdeen police seek help locating missing woman - Breaking News - The Olympian - Olympia, Washington
Obama said, “I hate to shop.– Obama: No apologies for relaxed All-Star look - Politics AP - MiamiHerald.com
President Barack Obama acknowledges “I’m a little frumpy,” and...– Obama: No apologies for relaxed All-Star look - Politics AP - MiamiHerald.com
Pharmacists are obliged to dispense the Plan B pill, even if they are personally...– Pharmacists can’t refuse Plan B pill, appeals court says - Los Angeles Times
Prozac interferes with the cancer drug Tamoxifen. →
Feminism & Motherhood by Tobi Vail
I wrote this a few years ago for FAB (Feminist Action Brigade) and just found it in an old email: A broad-based feminist movement that aims to transform society needs to take the material conditions of women’s lives as its starting point. If we want to build a popular grassroots movement we need to address the particular realities and concerns that women face on a daily basis. I was...