Attack of the Loan Sharks
the Money, Cardinal?
Hot Young Magazine
Rachel and Goliath
over the Web
From First Citizen to Señora
Prime Time for Tzipi
Everywoman Al Jazeera Style
Are U.S. Policies
Killing Women? |
In a word, yes. And what’s the U.S.
president doing about it? Making it
Dying in the Backstreets | MARY KATHOMI RIUNGU
Too often, Kenyan women victimized
by unsafe abortions end up in a
last-chance Nairobi hospital—if
they’re lucky. Blame U.S. policies,
not just local law and culture.
Hand in Hand | SUZANNE PETRONI
It’s crucial to align the domestic and
global family-planning movements.
Read an excerpt from these three stories
Good Ole Boys |
That’s who’s behind Ward Connerly’s
“civil rights” initiatives. If they win on
state ballots this fall, women lose.
Contracting Connerly | MARY MOORE
AND JENNIFER HAHN
Attacks on affirmative action have had a
devastating effect on women and minority
contractors—while lining the pockets of the
good old boys and their unlikely champion.
A Preference for Deception |
A legal scholar shows how the language of
civil rights is stolen by those trying to halt
The 2008 Elections: Will Your Vote Count This Time? | JANET JAI
Well, at least two feminist
secretaries of state are working
hard to improve the system.
Comic Relief |
Funny women are finally
back on TV and revitalizing
Gender Budgets, Anyone? | MARTHA BURK
Bush prioritizes war and the
wealthy over women and children.
Jane Addiction | MELISSA SUE KORT
The ever-popular 19th-century
novelist was more feminist than
My Life As a Traitor | ZARAH GHAHRAMANI
The chilling true account of one
woman’s torture in an Iran prison.
Feminist films available for
Knockin’ on Congress’ Door | Donna Brazile
Ronnie Steinberg on Naomi Klein’s
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of
Hanne Blank on Lisa M.
Diamond’s Sexual Fluidity:
Love and Desire
Kaplan on Werewere Liking’s
The Amputated Memory
J. Goodrich on Martha
McCaughey’s The Caveman
and the Debates Over Sex,
Violence and Science
Guy-Sheftall on Paula J. Giddings’ Ida: A Sword Among Lions
Great reads for winter 2008