Stumbling Toward Enlightenment

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29/09/2015
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Remember the Ladies: Molly Haskell

Molly Haskell is an American feminist film critic and author. She contributed to The Village Voice , first as a theatre critic, then as a movie reviewer; and from there moved on to New York Magazine and Vogue. Her most influential book is From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies. Continue reading

28/09/2015
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Remember the Ladies: Frances Willard

She developed the slogan “Do everything” for the women of the WCTU to incite lobbying, petitioning, preaching, publication, and education. Her vision progressed to include federal aid to education, free school lunches, unions for workers, the eight-hour work day, work relief for the poor, municipal sanitation and boards of health, national transportation, strong anti-rape laws, protections against child abuse, and Henry George’s Single-tax land reform theories. Continue reading

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