Revolution, Terrorism or Civil Disobedience gone Global?

In these modern times, our world seems to be walking backwards, repeating history over and over again, now including peaceful Canada. Not only has it been tested, but it has forever altered how we see ourselves as "peacekeeping" Canadians. No longer can we say that terrorism is something that happens "over‎ there": in Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kenya, the United Kingdom, the United States. We are now a part of that unfortunate list. Is this a statement of truth or a reactionary opinion … [Read more...]

NOW Talks with Sally Armstrong Wednesday, March 6, 2013

DRAKE UNDERGOUND presents ... NOW Talks with Sally Armstrong, MAR 6, 2013 - 7 pm (doors open 6:15) event ends 9 pm Join NOW Senior Entertainment editor, author and feminist commentator Susan G. Cole in conversation with the celebrated and accomplished Sally Armstrong. Susan was born in Toronto and has her bachelor's degree from Harvard. As an activist, she's been active in the gay community for over 25 years, and was a member of the first lesbian political organization in Toronto. … [Read more...]

Dr. Sharifa Sharif Ph.D. – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ is honored to Celebrate the Life of this pioneer. Dr. Sharifa Sharif is the author of the memoir On the Edge of Being: An Afghan Woman’s Journey (Sumach Press 2011).Painful and shocking, but often hopeful, the stories in On the Edge of Being illustrate the devastating impact of the split between body and voice that Afghan women are forced to navigate. The daughter of a progressive Afghan governor, Dr. Sharifa Sharif observed from an early age that life for women - … [Read more...]

Risky climate for women candidates in Afghan elections

Risky climate for Women Candidates in Afghan elections   Political hopeful Robina Jalali represented her country at the Beijing Olympics In a crowded Kabul bazaar, Robina Jalali is campaigning for parliament. In her silk headscarf and make-up, she stands out from the women around her - some dressed head to toe in full burka. Robina Jalali is an unconventional Afghan woman, by any standards. The last time she ran for her country was at the Beijing Olympics - as a sprinter. She is … [Read more...]

In Memory of 911 – "Tribute"

A Celebration of Women sends or deepest Sympathy to any and all Women that have lost children, family, spouses, or any loved ones in the disasterous event that changed the Western World forever: September 11, 2001. The following is a Tribute to those WE have Lost.....and let us never forget. The September 11 attacks (often referred to as September 11th or 9/11) were a series of coordinated suicide attacks by al-Qaeda upon the United States on September 11, 2001. On that morning, … [Read more...]

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