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Talk Show conspiracy theories underpin those enraptured by the feeding frenzy of a scandal fixated Media, droning on about email guidelines not followed 10/1995—02/2013 before State Department ...
by The Reasonable Voice
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 05:35 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Today is International Women’s Day In 2015, International Women’s Day will highlight the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a historic roadmap signed by 189 governments 20 years ago ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 10:39 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Tonight's piece is a co-production of NY Brit Expat and Geminijen. What we decided we wanted to do was to allow women to speak for themselves, so we reproduced some quotes from these women. We ...
by Geminijen
Comment Count 64 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
MARK YOUR CALENDARS Sunday, March 8 – International Women’s Day April 12-18 – Meet Us On The Street: International Anti-Street Harassment ...
by officebss
Comment Count 32 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 05:04 PM PST with 29 Recommends
This year, I was invited to speak at an international women's day event by the sisters of the Cardiff Feminist Network as part of a series of actions which included a Take Back the Night march, a pro-
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Apr 06, 2014 at 03:01 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Well at least it is one day out of the three hundred and sixty five days. IWD is now an official holiday in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China (for women only),
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Mar 08, 2014 at 08:58 AM PST with 13 Recommends
March 8th is International Women's Day. I first encountered it while on sabbatical in Europe in the 1980s. A friend presented my wife with a sprig of flowers and wished her a happy Women's day. ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Mar 07, 2014 at 06:43 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Today’s diary, a co-production of NY Brit Expat and myself, reposts the historical documents we used last year quoting the words and actions of the “founding mothers” of International Women’...
by Geminijen
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Mar 09, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Today is the 105th International Women's Day . "It is the one day in the year when the amazing contributions made to ordinary lives by extraordinary women are recognised and celebrated." The ...
by remembrance
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Mar 08, 2014 at 05:00 PM PST with 34 Recommends
This International Women’s Day we are witnessing the growing influence of the billionaire Koch Brothers and their anti-woman, anti-healthcare agenda -- right here in New York City. You may know ...
by Jill Furillo NYSNA
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Mar 07, 2014 at 10:40 AM PST with 15 Recommends
This week saw the celebration of "International Women's Day", and what better way to honor how far women have come, than on the very same day, Arkansas passing the most restrictive abortion rights ...
by PoliticalPizza
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 01:20 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
By Beverly Bell March 8, 2013 On this International Women's Day, we rerun a 2005 piece on one of our greatest heroines, Marie Simone Alexandre. Though she died eight years ago, her life and ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 09:04 AM PST with 8 Recommends
We are reposting with some additions, last year's piece which is a co-production of NY Brit Expat and Geminijen . What Geminijen and I decided we wanted to do was to allow women to speak for ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 26 Recommends
March 14, 2012 by Alexis Erkert, Another Haiti is Possible Coordinator, Other Worlds "As activists, we commemorate this as a day of struggle, a day to make our voices heard until someone pays ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Mar 14, 2012 at 10:01 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
(In honor of International Women's Day, I thought I would make a post about someone who, though young, continues to inspire me). Usually, the phrase "16-year-old girl" is used to denote vain, vapid ...
by perfectisafault
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Mar 08, 2012 at 07:36 PM PST with 27 Recommends
[Today is International Women's Day, the 101st year the holiday has been observed. For the occasion, my bud Mirk, a longtime radical activist whom I've known since 1968, wrote this diary. It ...
by lao hong han
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 08, 2012 at 04:12 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Co-Authored by Jesse Lava As of this writing, 49 sponsors have pulled out of the Rush Limbaugh show after his repeated demeaning remarks about Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke. But of course, ...
by RobertGreenwald
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Mar 08, 2012 at 02:48 PM PST with 6 Recommends
I AM delighted today to approve the Equal Pay Act of 1963, which prohibits arbitrary discrimination against women in the payment of wages. This act represents many years of effort by labor, ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Mar 08, 2012 at 02:44 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Helping SUMOFUS Get Limbaugh Off Our Airwaves. ~~~ Sign Petition Here: http://sumofus.org/campaigns/limbaugh/?sub=taf Rush Limbaugh should have been pulled from our airwaves years ago. I don't ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 08, 2012 at 06:10 AM PST with 2 Recommends
[Next week is International Women's Day and this diary is crossposted from Fire on the Mountain , which will be publishing a couple of pieces in observance. This is a version of an article ...
by lao hong han
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Mar 04, 2012 at 06:12 AM PST with 16 Recommends