Archive | February, 2009

We Still Have Political Opinions, Even After the Election!

February 12, 2009

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Why did it take the nomination of Sarah Palin to be John McCain’s running mate to get the mainstream media talking to women bloggers about politics? On the heels of McCain choosing the Alaska governor, networks were scrambling to talk …

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Bill O’Reilly vs. Helen Thomas

February 11, 2009

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I don’t want to stoop to Bill O’Reilly’s level, but after he went on his Helen Thomas mock-fest this week, I think I might have to start. With a Democrat back in the White House, Helen Thomas got promoted back …

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Global Women’s Issues May Finally Get Some Attention

February 9, 2009

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Lilly Ledbetter. Coverage of pregnant women under SCHIP. And now, the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women’s Issues. Women’s profiles are rising, finally, now that we are in a …

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Who Better to Help Women at the Department of Labor Than NOW President Kim Gandy?

February 8, 2009

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Victories are beginning to add up for American women. President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. He’s signed a law expanding health care benefits for women and children under SCHIP. And now, there’s a chance that Kim

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Goodyear, You Can Spare $360K for Lilly Ledbetter

February 5, 2009

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As so many women have been basking in the glow of the passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the news reports reminded us that even though Lilly has become a standard bearer for the fight for fair pay …

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Get Yourselves Better Accountants, People!

February 3, 2009

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Can someone please explain to me why there’s another tax issue that is now causing the new administration’s Chief Performance Officer to resign? Apparently, Nancy Killefer is stepping aside as her failure to pay unemployment taxes for household help has …

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Feminism 2.0 –Keeping the Program Moving

February 1, 2009

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Monday I will have the honor to be speaking on one panel and moderating another at the first Feminism 2.0 conference in Washington, D.C. along with so many other amazing women. Veronica from Viva la Feminista has asked me …

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