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Just Click On It

Tweet Cross posted on genfem.com I went to a screening of PBS’s “Women, War and Peace” at the Feminist Majority Foundation in Los Angeles last week, followed by a conversation between Mavis Leno, Gayle Lemmon and Katherine Spillar. It was my first feminist event in LA and I assumed the crowd wasn’t going to be [...]
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Groundbreaking PBS Documentary Series ‘Women, War and Peace’ Explores Women’s Role in Conflict

TweetOriginally published at The Opinioness of the World. As crystallized in the coverage of the North African revolutions, journalists, media pundits and the public often forget women’s participation in conflict and security. When people discuss war, they often don’t take women or gender into account. Women become the forgotten collateral. Yet they consistently play a [...]
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Our Grief Is Not A Cry For War

TweetOn the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the Reverend asks “What happened to peace?” On that impossible day when the skyline of New York City collapsed on its southern tip – I watched from a rooftop across the East River – we entered an unexpectedly peaceful eye of the storm. We all fell toward the terrible [...]
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Next “Wave” Peace Activists Pour Feminism into the Mix

TweetBy Jean Stevens, cross-posted at On The Issues Magazine Rachel Gehringer-Wiar liked the sound of Nebraskans for Peace. Before arriving on campus of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln nearly two years ago, she’d seen its bumper stickers, she’d heard about its rallies. Peace work made sense to her, she said, as she believed in [...]
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Embedded in Afghanistan

By Mare Contrare

People thought I was crazy when I announced that I’d like to go to Afghanistan and write a book about it. They thought I was even crazier when I actually went.

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