The recent, manufactured controversy over insurance coverage for birth control coincided with receipt of my copy of a small book with facts about my Irish ancestors on
Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the famous breast cancer charity, recently announced privately to Planned Parenthood that it will stop funding the organization
One of the most-read posts here on Occasional Planet continues to be “President Obama’s 244 accomplishments.” Since it first appeared in 2010, that post
On December 7, along with 26 other women from Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice, I had the privilege to help serve dinner to
It hasn’t been a banner century for progressives. Not too long I re-read a book that my grandmother, Lucille Milner, wrote in 1954, The Education
For some time, those who support progressive policies have been on defense, attempting to hold onto the gains of the past. Major campaigns have
On April 17, 60 Minutes aired a report questioning the veracity of Greg Mortenson’s story and accomplishments. Steve Kroft’s report seemed to be balanced.
One might suppose that women who are in danger of delivering premature babies would not be thought of as profit centers by companies who