Tag Archive for: commentary

Perspective From Bosnia (+ speech: How to Elect Women in a Patriarchy)

"Several women in politics that Amra and I have interviewed indicate their greatest strength is in listening. They learn what the issues are, talk to people about what might resolve those issues, and figure out how to make it work."

Commentary: What I Learned From the Birth Control Debate

As we reawaken to the control issues related to women's bodies again... a reflection on the tension between two competing purposes. "One is social control — ensuring that people conform to social norms, standards and ideologies by providing services that control those who are deemed unworthy or deviant."

Why I Am Part of the Minneapolis Teacher’s Strike

Teachers have not had more than a 2 percent pay raise in the last 20 years