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Former U.S. nukes commander’s steps to keep Ukraine crisis from mushrooming into nuclear war

There are rising concerns that the Ukraine crisis could lead to nuclear war between the U.S. and Russia. Marine Gen. James Cartwright, whose last job was Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, served as the commander of the … Continue reading

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For Women’s History Month – meet, and say good night to, Adrienne Rich

Fabulous feminist foremother Adrienne Rich has died at the age of eighty-two. I once went to a reading of hers. It was unforgettably powerful. I have read most of her books including her non-fiction “Of Woman Born.” I loved her … Continue reading

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For Women’s History Month, meet Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Spivak’s introduction in Wikipedia: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (born 24 February 1942) is an Indian literary theorist, philosopher and University Professor atColumbia University, where she is a founding member of the school’s Institute for Comparative Literature and Society. She is best known … Continue reading

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For Women’s History Month – meet Judy Chicago

Of Judy Chicago, wikipedia gives the following introduction: Judy Chicago (born Judith Sylvia Cohen; July 20, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American feminist artist, art educator, and writer known for her large collaborative art installation pieces which examine the role … Continue reading