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An Anthem Affirming Truth!
Posted on January 29, 2017 by Peggy L Chinn
Thank you to Monica Pasqual and Blame Sally for this haunting anthem resisting the attempt to normalize the behavior of lies from those who recently came into the Executive Branch of the U.S. government. Monica composed this song 16 years … Continue reading →
Posted in Making change, Music, Politics, Resistance, Social Issues | Tagged Blame Sally, Monica Pasqual | Leave a comment
Mystery “Home” post – Rebellious Nurses in the Bay Area
Posted on January 10, 2017 by Peggy L Chinn
The post that came through yesterday was actually a mistake that happened as I was setting up the new website and blog for the Bay Area Rebellious Nurses group! Sarah Koster is the actual “engine” making this happen – she … Continue reading →
Posted in Making change, Politics, Resistance, Social Issues | Leave a comment
Making the Facts Louder than Opinions!
Posted on December 9, 2016 by Peggy L Chinn
In the wake of the US elections, I have been focused on finding all the ways that I can stand on the side of equality, justice and health for all, and resist the many trends threatening these values. There are … Continue reading →
Posted in Politics, Social Issues | 1 Comment
Obama’s Eulogy for Clementa Pinckney
Posted on June 27, 2015 by Peggy L Chinn
President Obama has had the sad task, too many times, of delivering eulogies during his remarkable Presidency. Each one has been thoughtful, sensitive, and from-the-heart honest. Each one, to me, has been well worth watching – but to me, the … Continue reading →
Posted in Politics, Social Issues | Tagged Clementa Pinckney eulogy | 5 Comments
Today’s post on Lavender Health!
Posted on February 13, 2014 by Peggy L Chinn
My life as a blogger may seem to be dormant, if this is the only one of my blogs that you follow! So it occurred to me that when I post something on another one of my many blogs, I … Continue reading →
Posted in LGBTQ, Making change, Politics, Social Issues | Tagged gender stereotypes, Sochi Olympics | Leave a comment
Posted on September 15, 2013 by Peggy L Chinn
Just in case you thought that this title is an oxymoron – think again! I just got off a google hangout with the group of nurses and nursing students who identify as such, and are in the last two weeks … Continue reading →
Posted in Health Care, Making change, Politics, Social Issues | Tagged Rebel Nurses, rebellious nursing, rebelnursing.org | 9 Comments
Posted on April 2, 2013 by Peggy L Chinn
This caught my attention because last night in Chris Hayes’ inaugural “All In” show, he covered the story of Kevin Ware and the issue of exploitation of college athletes, which is amplified when college athletes face major injury and health … Continue reading →
Posted in Health Care, Politics, Social Issues, Uncategorized | Leave a comment
How about a “news” hour that breaks the mold?
Posted on April 2, 2013 by Peggy L Chinn
Yes, here it is – “All In with Chris Hayes!” I have been a fan of his week-end show, and the new prime-time 8 pm week-day show is just as interesting and thought-provoking as his week-end show — and different … Continue reading →
Posted in Politics, Social Issues | Tagged #click3, All In, Chris Hayes | Leave a comment
Reflections on why we all can’t “just get along”
Posted on March 13, 2013 by Peggy L Chinn
The words are so easy .. “let’s just all get along.” But the actions are so very hard. My thoughts have turned to this human dilemma recently because I have (finally) developed a web site/blog for my book “Peace and … Continue reading →
Posted in Making change, Peace & Power, Politics, Reflections, Social Issues | Tagged conflict, empowerment, peace, power | 3 Comments
Feminism is not dead, and neither is this blog!
Posted on February 11, 2013 by Peggy L Chinn
Well perhaps this blog has been bogged down lately, and perhaps some folks feel that feminism has taken a back seat if not bogged down or dead. But in fact, these perceptions are far from reality! My blog story is … Continue reading →
Posted in Feminism, Politics, Social Issues | Tagged Chris Hayes, Gloria Steinem, Laura Flanders, Mallika Dutt, Marlo thomas, Melissa Harris-Perry, Mona Eltahawy, Rangina Hamidi, Sarita Gupta | 3 Comments