Tag: Capitalism & Consumption

Leaving Us Behind

What We Leave Behind by Derrick Jensen and Aric McBay (Seven Stories Press) Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis by Vandana Shiva (South End Press) Derrick Jensen and Aric McBay’s What We Leave Behind begins…

Marrying for Money

There’s apparently a new book coming out called Smart Girls Marry Money: How Women Have Been Duped Into the Romantic Dream—And How They Are Paying For It, by Elizabeth Ford and Daniela Drake. The reviews actually make the book sound…

Target Women: Medicine

(Click here if you can’t view the embedded video.) “Achy face” was it for me. The laughter just couldn’t stop. Especially when it was immediately backed up with “bear head.” And thanks to Sarah, I now understand why my cat…

Buy Indie Day

via Kate comes the news that today is Buy Indie Day. Head to your local independent book store and pick up something. Kate’s book isn’t out yet, but you can pre-order it. And I’ll second her recommendation of Jessica Valenti’s…

In Honor of Fair Pay Day

Re-posting this awesome guest-post by Sarah Jaffe. Sarah has another fair pay post up today — head over there and read it. Here’s Sarah: So our economy is falling apart, right? And the government keeps bailing out these massive financial…

Take a Minute for Fair Pay

Are you blogging for fair pay today? Submit your posts to the National Women’s Law Center, and check out all the great bloggers who are covering this issue. While you’re at it, urge the U.S. Senate to support the Paycheck…

Target Women: Your Garden

Of course, “garden” doesn’t really mean garden, if you know what I mean ladies, and I think that you do! Of course, we’re talking about that feminine garden. You know — the one down there. (Click here if you can’t…