Category Archives: Social Issues

An Anthem Affirming Truth!

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

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Mystery “Home” post – Rebellious Nurses in the Bay Area

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

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Making the Facts Louder than Opinions!

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

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Obama’s Eulogy for Clementa Pinckney

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

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eBook now available – “A Feminist Legacy: The Ethics of Wilma Scott Heide and Company”

Back in the 1980’s, Charlene Eldridge Wheeler and I formed Margaretdaughters, Inc. – a feminist publishing company. Two of our books have major historical significance but they have long been out of print, even though it is possible to find … Continue reading

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Basketball – Which Final Four, and does it matter?

The 2014 March Madness for college basketball has now passed, and now all that is left is the Final Four events for both women and men!  I happen to be at the University of Connecticut this week, of course celebrating … Continue reading

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Women working for peace in Ukraine

Today I received a message from Maureen Flaherty for the Peace and Power blog.  Maureen used Peace and Power in her work with women from the east and from the west  in Ukraine who joined together to share their visions of … Continue reading

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Today’s post on Lavender Health!

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

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Rebel Nurses!

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

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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

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