Tag Archives: War

Quick hit: Seventy-five percent of Americans support ladies in combat

Tweet After much debate, the Pentagon announced last month that it was lifting the ban on women in combat. And it turns out most Americans are ok with that.  According to a survey from Quinnipiac University released on Thursday, American voters support women serving in combat 75-22 percent. There was little breakdown along gender lines: Men support [...]
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Newsflash: war and militarism are dangerous for women

TweetEach year the United Nations releases a report documenting conflict-related sexual violence around the world. And this year’s report, for the first time, names some of the military forces, militia and other armed groups that are suspected of being among the worst offenders. While this might seem to be yet another tale from the Captain [...]
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The truth about our wars

TweetRon Paul is a massive racist. I am absolutely not OK with that. Many of his views are incredibly dangerous. He should never ever ever be president. I am also disgusted by the role of Super PACs in our political landscape. Citizens United was a terrible ruling from a Supreme Court that’s just as much [...]
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Women, War and Peace to air final episode tomorrow

Tweet Watch Behind the Scenes with Geena Davis on PBS. See more from Women War and Peace. It’s so rare that there is compelling and accurate television that captures both the challenges that women face around the world as well as the power we wield. Women, War & Peace is a new five-part PBS television [...]
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PBS series Women, War and Peace kicks off tonight

Tweet Feministing is excited to partner up with PBS and philanthropist and filmmaker extraordinaire Abigail Disney for a five-part series launching tonight on the impact of war on women: The series reveals how the post-Cold War proliferation of small arms has changed the landscape of war, with women becoming primary targets and suffering unprecedented casualties. [...]
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