There was plenty of
gloomy news for women in 2003. American women make just under 80
cents on the male dollar for full-time, year-round work.
Fears grow, hopes dim, in occupied Iraq.
When did Christmas shopping become a patriotic duty, the contemporary equivalent of collecting tin cans in World War II?
Why is it that "think pieces" about women and work and kids and marriage
always leave one suspecting that the minute these
corporate-lawyers-turned-stay-at-home-moms hang up the phone on the
In his 1997 song "Highlands," Bob Dylan reports a conversation between
himself and a waitress. "She says, You don't read women authors, do
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It may not do much good to beg her
To cast her vote for Schwarzenegger:
His flicks, the tales make pollsters rate her
A hater of the Terminator.
Through the corporate media's electronic collage of murders, sex
scandals, celebrity sightings and Pentagon-generated fantasy can be
heard a constant buzz--"war, terror, security"--but who know
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"No Gods, No Masters," the rallying cry of the Industrial Workers of the
World, was her personal and political manifesto.