NDP demands Oda resign as Minister for Status of Women OTTAWA – Today, NDP Critic for the Status of Women Irene Mathyssen demanded Bev Oda resign as the Minister responsible for the Status of Women. The changes Oda has made to the funding mandate for the department will severely limit the ability of organizations promoting equal rights for women. These restrictions are unacceptable. They prove … [Read more...] about Good for Irene Mathyssen
1. I am entitled to express my opinions without having my organs removed In Victorian times, if a woman’s temperament could not be “controlled” by loosening her corset or being kept in a quiet place with a cold compress applied to the head and neck, it was common for her reproductive organs to be removed. or being placed in an asylumn or solitary confinement The idea of the Wondering Womb … [Read more...] about “5 things feminism has done for me”
Anti - feminists would like to break feminism down to a hatred of men. How then can a man be a feminist? Perhaps, just perhaps that is not what feminism is about. I had the good fortune this morning to stumble upon this opinion piece in the Daily Kent Stater, written by Christopher Taylor I am a male. I am a feminist. Yes, men can be feminists, too. I have attempted to ask men of all … [Read more...] about Can a Man be a Feminist?
In Winnipeg there is a program to get people off the streets and into jobs. Sounds laudable until you read what they are actually doing. Currently the project involves about a half dozen people working for "close to minimum wage" sweeping streets, removing posters and generally gaining no transferable work skills. How wonderful! No doubt their 20 hours at close to minium wage will go a long way … [Read more...] about Swept off your street
On Sept 1st the Guardian ran a story about Blair's plan to insinuate the state into the lives of pregnant youth and women in order to 'weed out the problem unborn' Tony Blair has said it is possible to identify problem children who could grow up to be a potential "menace to society" even before they are born. Setting out plans for state intervention to prevent babies born into high-risk … [Read more...] about The Minister of Citizen Control
So you've decided there is an epidemic of childhood obesity, what do you do? End fast food advertising directed at children? Require more stringent adherence to guidelnes keeping sugars and additives down in breakfast cereals and other foods children eat? Provide healthy foods for school lunch programs? Raise the amount of money provided by food stamps and other food programs? Increase welfare … [Read more...] about Blow out the candles on your carrot