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Oh, for petition’s sake! May 9, 2008

Filed under: Uncategorized — KateNorlock @ 6:04 pm

I confess, I tend to avoid signing petitions, which has become a huge form of slacktivism in the internet age.  But when Katha Pollitt gives my nation the heads up that Washington University is awarding an honorary degree to Phyllis Schlafly — yep, you read that right — even I am moved to send my name in the form of an electronic signature.  (For those of you too young to remember her, feel free to check out Schlafly’s gems on facebook.)  Thanks to Mona Lena Krook for sending the following instructions to members of FEAST:

For anyone who is not on the Wash U campus, but would like to sign a petition protesting Schlafly’s honorary degree, send an “electronic signature” with your name, email address, and a sentence saying you’d like to sign the petition, to: noschlaflydegree@gmail.com


Food is a Feminist Issue*

Filed under: global justice,human rights,international feminism — Jender @ 9:28 am

And there’s a world-wide famine. Go read Diary of an Anxious Black Woman. And Feminocracy. And Feministe. This is desperately important stuff. (*Title from DABW.)



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