Category Archives: pushing back

Food Security: Nine principles that promote it

Food Security: Nine principles that promote it A very interesting article in Grist by Dr. Vandana Shiva about the food security of the world and the forces that control it was followed by a revealing exchange of comments between a … Continue reading

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Dr. Vandana Shiva: Occupy our food supply!

Dr. Vandana Shiva: Occupy our food supply! Very interesting article in about the food security of the world and the forces that control it. I am re-posting it here in honor of women’s history month and the involvement of women … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about sex, baby. No, I don’t want to.

I hate this. I hate it when I am compelled to talk about a subject I’d rather not. I don’t even know where to begin. But there are some discussions we must have. Because they are way overdue. And sex … Continue reading

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A grown man crying? You go Ashton!

I have been intrigued for a long time by a saying that goes, “When men own the equality of women there will be no need for them to struggle for their rights!”1 Say what? At first I had no idea … Continue reading

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Who are my people?(The Biracial Child’s Credo)

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When I first moved back to the U.S. at the age of fifteen, after spending my childhood in Brazil, I was confronted with having to define my race. I had grown up in happy oblivion of this thing that is … Continue reading

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The ultimate litmus test of our hidden racism: interracial marriage

The most challenging issue for Americans is race unity. Yesterday, today and tomorrow. How to harness the incredible power latent in our diversity. How to embrace it, how to love it. We still don’t know how to do this. The … Continue reading

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