Category Archives: Women

True Stories

“Corporatization has changed what journalism is about in a very basic way. Journalism is about communication. It is about information. It is about connecting to your society. It is about a society having a conversation with itself. From this richness, … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

“The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing, and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.” –Eleanor Roosevelt I have no clue if the assessments and predictions in the following article (from 2012) … Continue reading

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How Tender Is the Corporate Conscience

“For sure, as a species we are rather odd … No other creature needs money, or god.” –Peggy Seeger I’m not very bright — hardly news to regular readers. But I still have trouble understanding how a corporation can be … Continue reading

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All Together Now

“I think there are two ways in which people are controlled. First of all frighten people, and secondly demoralize them.” –Tony Benn For some reason, I’ve been remembering how people cross the street in New York City. I’m from small-town … Continue reading

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We’re So Smart

“Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.” –Albert Schweitzer “The brain is an apparatus with which we think we think.” –Ambrose Bierce “It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have … Continue reading

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Great White Father Knows Best

“Who knows what Columbus would have discovered if America hadn’t got in the way.” –Stanislaw J. Lec “History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind.” –Edward Gibbon “As long as people believe … Continue reading

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But Women Are Hysterical

I don’t know. Maybe Lily Tomlin had it right, musing that reality might just be a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs. It makes as much sense as this does. Texas has now passed their damned 20-week abortion … Continue reading

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