I've been wondering how I and other women can together turn our national narrative around to one of peaceful cooperation, economic creativity and healing our environment so we can thrive. ... I think so many of us are tired of living in fear, tired of having our creative hopes marginalized, tired of war talk and war plans. We're ready to brainstorm together and build.
In the past few days, the Green Party has come up in a number of conversations I've been involved in, and I'm continually surprised at the number of people who think Ralph Nader is running for president. That misperception is unfortunate for many reasons, most notably because the Green Party ticket actually consists of two women of color--Cynthia McKinney for president and Rosa Clemente for vice president.
The Northwest is already well known as an alternative music capital of the United States. From Sleater-Kinney to Kathy Foster, women's contributions to its rep have not been insignificant. In the next few weeks, Oregon will have no less than three awesome events showcasing women who rock that local ladies should definitely check out!
At long last, there's a place for y'all to start systematically giving us your thoughts and feedback about the future direction of B-Word/Bitch. Please go here to complete our survey! The survey will be up until December 31st. Please spread the word... Thanks!
From the folks at the Media Consortium...
Live From Main Street Seattle: Beyond Hockey Moms and Palin Politics - Women on Real National Security (televised town hall event)
Sunday October 26, 2008, 4pm –5:30pm
Where: Museum of History and Industry's McEachern Auditorium (MOHAI)
McCurdy Park - 2700 24th Ave East - Seattle, WA 98112 RSVP for preferred seating here. RSVP is not necessary to attend- there will be some general admission seating available on the day of the event.