NY State Senate Coup: Leaving women’s rights behind

Some of the reasons for the NY State Senate coup that I have heard floated are: Republicans getting fierce about redistricting coming up;  the vote on same-sex marriage coming up; personality conflicts among Democratic State Senators with their leadership; and some NYC business related to budgets and tenants issues. Though, knowing how few women are […]

Women in politics: The Feminist Initiative film and discussion

On Sunday, April 26th at 2pm in Huntington, Long Island, New York, there will be a showing of the film Feminist Initiative, by director Liz Weisberg. The film details the creation of a feminist party in Sweden. There will be a panel discussion after the film with Hedda Marcus, Kimberly Wilder, Andrea Callan and Charlotte Koons.

Feministe on McKinney

from Feministe But McCain and Obama aren’t the only candidates running. I’m not going to bother with all of the third-party candidates because there are a lot of them and the majority won’t be of much interest to Feministe readers, but I will point out that Cynthia McKinney is running on the Green Party ticket. […]

Interesting Cynthia McKinney discussion

I believe that the Women’s Social Collaborative site I stumbled upon is focused in Pennsylvania, where Cynthia McKinney will be a write-in only candidate. Though, the women in this collaborative seemed to favor choosing Cynthia McKinney nonetheless. In more than half of the states, and in New York in particular, Cynthia McKinney will be on […]

Living the Skit: I am Tina Fey as Sarah Palin

Summer 2011 – Sarah Palin post at our Peace Couple website: here. _______________________________________________________________ My name is Kimberly Wilder. I am a Green Party member who has run for office inside my party to try (unsuccessfully) to win the nomination for Lieutenant Governor, and in the regular election as a write-in for various offices, and on […]

Must read: Tim Wise on the Hyper-Hillary Feminists

Excerpt only below. Please read the whole essay at Counterpunch: http://www.counterpunch.org/wise06072008.html You must help me. I do not know every over-eager Hillary fan who needs to read this article. Come on, please share this article. Any former Hillary Clinton supporter who threatened to vote for John McCain has to read this! Tac it up in […]

10 Progressive Books for the Holidays

  Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin We’ve loved this children’s book for a while, and were not surprised to find it for sale on a union website as a gift for children. This book is the best inspiration we have ever seen to inspire a love of writing, and a feeling […]