Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters | Journal of the mental environment Robin Lakoff: Day of the Women A remarkable number of women achieved success in today's primary elections. But what do their victories suggest about the current status of women in U.S. politics, and elsewhere, at this time? I think there are several possible answers, any, all, or none of which may be true. First, the predominance of women might just be the result of a series of coincidences. Each of the candidates won for a different reason. There are no generalizations, nothing linking one victory to another. Perhaps women and men have always had equal interest in and talent for electoral politics, but only now have women become able to make full use of those interests and talents. Or the victories might be the result of the anti-incumbency spirit sweeping the nation. If this is an explanation, even partial, for today's results, it is not an unambiguous good one. Interestingly, though, women may at this moment have an advantage in politics. I can think of one final interpretation.
The start of a guy reading Twilight | Twilight Guy - with Kaleb Nation April 16th, 2008 at 12:35 pm by Kaleb Nation My name is Kaleb Nation, and this is the start of a journey. I am a writer and a radio show host from the United States, and it was not until 2007 that I heard of author Stephenie Meyer. At the time, I did not pay attention to her books, because so often new trends come along for teen readers and disappear just as quickly as they came. This book, however, has not gone away, and in fact has grown to become a phenomenon, sitting on top of the New York Times bestseller list for almost all of its 35 week run on the charts. Any book that knocks Harry Potter down any at all grabs my attention, but this book not only passed Harry up but continues to stay there. I realized also the power of Stephenie Meyer when I wrote a post on my regular website, kalebnation.com, spoofing that I had been cast as some character named Edward Cullen in her upcoming movie.
Feminist Texts Feminist books -- both novels and non-fiction -- influenced and reflected the feminist movement. Read more about some of the key texts of feminism. A Year of Feminist BooksTwelve books (plus one to grow on!) containing essays, theory, novels and poetry from important feminist writers. Feminist Memoirs - A List of Feminist Memoirs by Famous FeministsAre you looking for a great feminist memoir? Many women s liberation movement activists have written books recollecting their lives and what drew them to feminism . Quotes of FeminismUser contributed quotes about feminism, from a wide variety of sources. Book Review of Betty Friedan: Her LifeBook review of "Betty Friedan: Her Life" by Judith Hennessee. Audre Lorde's "The Cancer Journals"Audre Lorde writes about her personal experience in "The Cancer Journals." Audre Lorde's "Coal"Audre Lorde's book 'Coal' brought her poetry to a growing audience in 1976. Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and FemaleFrances M. Which Women Are Read in 'Reading Women'?
GlobalResearch.ca - Centre for Research on Globalization Ms. Magazine Online | More Than A Magazine - A Movement Where’s God When I Doubt? « To Be Beautiful I have a friend named Thomas, and we have everything in common. Except for the fact that he’s a guy, centuries old, and- oh yeah- dead. Other than that, we’re practically twins… doubting twins, that is. Thomas doubted Jesus’s appearance after the crucifixion. Jesus was, after all, dead. And yet, there stood Jesus in all His heavenly-resurrected glory. Thomas still didn’t buy it. Jesus obliged, but not without the admonition to “stop doubting and believe” (John 20:27). And believe Thomas did… right after he touched the proof for himself. Jesus was who He said He was. My life has been riddled with Thomas’s influence. Doubt, after all, wouldn’t let me down. These are the questions doubt raises in defense against faith. When you don’t believe God is who He says He is, the foundation of your world crumbles. After all, you ask, what good is it to believe God when nothing seems to be going according to His word? I can’t answer for God. When I moved out here to Colorado, I expected big things.
The Happy Feminist: FEMINISM 101 -- WHAT IS FEMINISM? Feminism is not a monolith, nor is it a dogma. The only thing you have to believe in order to call yourself a feminist is that ensuring women's freedom and equality of opportunity in all spheres of life is a crucial priority. That's it. Feminists all work from that basic axiom, but aside from that we are an incredibly diverse group. We are diverse in five ways: 1) We come from every conceivable background and life experience. 2) We are diverse in terms of style and personality and lifestyle. 3) We are diverse in terms of emphasis. 4) We are diverse in terms of the conclusions we draw from our feminism. 5) We also have other things we care about that aren't about feminism. I suppose people may be inclined to say that my definition of feminism is so broad as to render feminism irrelevant.
Eat The State! One Manga - The home of manga! Why was I sent to this blog? « Finally, A Feminism 101 Blog AKA: I asked some feminists a question, and instead of answering they sent me here. Why? Last updated 2010/05/25 Your question was probably (a) not actually on-topic for the discussion they were having and/or (b) covered ground they have gone over many times before and do not wish to repeat and/or (c) has in their past experience been a question that attracts antagonists and is likely to erupt into a flamewar that they prefer to avoid. Not wanting to have that topic derailed , this site was suggested as an alternative place to find an answer to your question. People find questions that do not further the current discussion frustrating and are often not inclined to answer those questions (off-topic questions in internet forums are also a breach of Netiquette, so some people simply ignore them on principle). This blog exists to give you a few pointers to places you can find more information to answer your question. First: How To Use This Blog Second: Third: OK, then.
Global Issues : social, political, economic and environmental issues that affect us all Pioneer Woman's Cinnamon Rolls | ireallylikefood The next month or two of work on Xanga 2.0 is going to be busy, so I wanted to share with everyone a roadmap of how we’re thinking about things! We’re dividing the work on this project into four basic phases. Phase 1. As described here, we’ve imported over every account that we have on Xanga over to the new system so that anyone who could sign into Xanga can still sign into Xanga 2.0. Finally and most important of all, we’ve imported over 2 million blogs from the old system. * We’ve archived the blogs of the hundreds of thousands of blogs where the user has logged in in the past 5 years and has at least two subscribers. * We did an additional set of archives for 200k users who had logged in the past year and had at least 10 blogs. * We’ve also archived the blogs of every single user that’s ever been premium at any point in the past… And of course, a lot of you guys archived your own blogs using the old Xanga archive generator. Phase 2. Phase 3. Phase 4.