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Is Palin good for women? No

September 8, 2008

WMC Daily News Brief: Flander, Sex Ed, Syria

September 8, 2008

Firaaq or “The Quest”—A Woman Filmmaker at Telluride

| September 5, 2008

If you have had the exquisite pleasure of seeing the films Earth and Fire ( the last of the trilogy is Water) by the genius Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta, then you know the celebrated actress Nandita Das. Now Das has followed in the footsteps of Mehta, described as “Canada's most internationally renowned woman filmmaker," by directing her first feature. More »

The Republican Wonderland: Down the Rabbit Hole with McCain-Palin

| September 5, 2008

After four days of following the Republican convention, I know what Alice must have felt when she fell down the rabbit hole. The Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota was an unreal place. More »

Media Takes a Lickin' at the RNC

September 5, 2008

Interview with Judith Light by Melissa Silverstein

September 5, 2008

She’s Phyllis Schlafly, Only Younger

| September 4, 2008

Here’s the good news: Women have become so politically powerful that even the anti-feminist right wing—the folks with a headlock on the Republican Party—are trying to appease the gender gap with a first-ever female vice president. More »

WMC Daily News Brief: Palin, RNC, Malaysia

September 4, 2008

Battle Looms for Electoral Votes in the Wide-Open Spaces

| September 4, 2008

While engulfed in gusts of doubt and controversy—and as anticipation intensifies about her prime time speech at the Republican convention tonight (will she address the thorniest of the issues?)—Sarah Palin is not shy of supporters. More »

PATRIOT/PATRIOTIC/PATRIOTISM: to what is one patriotic? One can be patriotic to the country’s leader

September 4, 2008