You’ll find an excellent roundup of material on both the historic march and today’s...Read More
I am in San Jose this week, attending Netroots Nation with several of the other MOMocrats. This is my live blog of this morning’s general session on gun violence, six months after Newtown. Moderator Jehmu...Read More
I’ve been thinking a lot about women and our place in society the last couple of weeks. This is appropriate, as it is Women’s History Month and was kicked off at PBS with “Makers,” a three-hour documentary on the “second-wave” women’s movement.I sat down to watch it last weekend and was enthralled. I am old enough to remember all the events portrayed in the film, but was too young at the time to grasp the significance of the earlier events. And while I happily recognize that we’ve “come a long way,” I am terribly sad and frustrated that we’re not even close to achieving true equality.
We’re voting for LA Mayor on Tuesday – and four of the five front running candidates are Democrats. So when you’re facing a slate whose stated views are all pretty similar to your own — and without a lot of polarizing issues between them — how does one choose?
By this time next week, I’ll either be exulting — or depressed. Either way, the election will be over.