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Eighty-Nine Years – and Counting

On this day, 89 years ago, the 19th amendment was ratified. A moment of pause while we offer a silent prayer of thanks to the sisterhood of suffragettes and the suffragists whose sacrifice, suffering, and dedication made this possible. And this morning, a headline from today’s Washington Post, front page, above the fold:CLINTON PUTS SPOTLIGHT [...]

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Happy Birthday, Gloria!

Gloria Steinem reaches the commanding age of 75 this month. The following extracts from a speech she made in May, 2007, show the conceptual link between feminism and the mothers’ movement. “And most of all, maybe the vast unpaid area of care giving — whether that means raising children or caring for the ill and [...]

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