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Dead Wild Roses: Naomi Wolf – The Beauty Myth

Filed under: Culture, Feminism Tagged: Feminism, Institutional Sexism, Naomi Wolf

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Writings of J. Todd Ring: On hummingbirds and genocide

I was going to write a short thought on seeing an amazing little creature in my garden just now – a humming bird no bigger than a bumblebee, which made me almost shudder with joy at the sight. But then I read more on the genocide being waged against the people of Gaza by . . . → Read More: Writings of J. Todd Ring: On hummingbirds and genocide

Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Morning Links

Assorted content for your Sunday reading.

– Pam Palmater explains the historical background to Idle No More: (M)ost Canadians are not used to the kind of sustained, co-ordinated, national effort that we have seen in the last few weeks — at least not since 1969. 1969 was the last time the federal government put forward . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Morning Links

The Disaffected Lib: Naomi Wolf Slams America’s "Ignorance Industry"

Activist/writer Naomi Wolf has about had it with her homeland’s “stasis of stupidity”  blocking any meaningful action to respond to man-made climate change.

It is fairly well-known what has been behind that climate change denial in America: vast sums pumped into an ignorance industry by the oil and gas lobbies. Entire thinktanks to obfuscate manmade . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Naomi Wolf Slams America’s "Ignorance Industry"

Canada creeps toward becoming a closed society

Nick Fillmore asks a question the regina mom has been grappling with for years: “Is Stephen Harper displaying fascist-like tendencies?” Ever since Naomi Wolf published “Ten Steps To Close Down an Open Society” at the Huffington Post in April, 2007, an essay has been brewing on trm‘s computer. (Yes, trm admits to being a slow . . . → Read More: Canada creeps toward becoming a closed society