GMA – Elizabeth Edwards on Oprah
copyright © 2010 Betsy L. Angert. BeThink.org
She is an eloquent speaker, an expressive author. Elizabeth Edwards is effervescent, effusive, and has an excellent mind. She understands profound policy issues as easily as she prepares a sandwich. Her memoir appeared on The New York Times bestseller list. Few think of Elizabeth Edwards as every woman. Other daughters of Eve might say Edwards is exceptional; surely, she is not as I am. Yet, life experiences might have taught Elizabeth Edwards otherwise. Just as other ladies, she is brilliant, beautiful, and not nearly equal to a man. Continue reading
Posted in Human Rights Civil Liberties
Tagged Divorce, Divorcee, Education, Elizabeth Edwards, Equal Pay, Equal Rights, Finances, Game Change, Gender Gap, Gossip, John Edwards, Man’s World, Marriage, money, politics, Post-Divorce Health, Psychology, Societal Standards, The Redemptive Self, Women, Women’s Wages
By Chris Hedges
The warlords we champion in Afghanistan are as venal, as opposed to the rights of women and basic democratic freedoms, and as heavily involved in opium trafficking as the Taliban. The moral lines we draw between us and our adversaries are fictional. The uplifting narratives used to justify the war in Afghanistan are pathetic attempts to redeem acts of senseless brutality.
Posted in Land Grab, Neoliberalism, NWO, Obama and Company, Region: Middle East, Slavery, Women
Tagged afghan election, afghanistan, bush, chris hedges, corruption, democracy, drugs, hamid karzai, hedges, heroin, joya, law, malalai, military, money, obama, opium, rape, security, terrorism, war, Women
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By Fatima Bhutto
“There are so many odds against us that we almost shouldn’t be. But somehow we are.”
Widely speculated to be a future heir to the Bhutto political dynasty, Fatima Bhutto, 27-year-old niece of the late Benazir Bhutto, has captured public imagination across Pakistan. A poet and writer, she openly denounces birthright politics and uses her pen to advocate for a truly democratic nation.
Posted in Human Rights Civil Liberties, Neoliberalism, NWO, Obama and Company, Region: Middle East, Torture, War and Peace
Tagged drone missiles, fatima bhutto, fundamentalism, Neoliberalism, pakistan, poverty, religious diversity, taliban, war, Women