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I WONDER

Are Minorities Born to Be Poor?

Are Minorities Born To Be Poor? If minorities are primarily poor, then why aren’t white people globally more poor than everybody else? Globally, white people are the minority. Why aren’t Jews who claim to be the tiniest minority on the planet more poor than everybody else, if minority status determines poverty?  Of course that tiny […]

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CORE STORIES

Religious Head Coverings Oppress Women

As a young Catholic girl I had to cover my head in church; the boys didn’t have to. They had to remove their head coverings upon entering church. The boys were allowed on the altar; the girls weren’t. Even though girls would collect and take home their surplices to wash, starch and iron for the […]

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MUSCULAR VIEWS

MANKIND vs HUMANKIND

What’s wrong with changing “mankind” to “humankind”, to more accurately reflect reality? Past, prejudicial ways of speaking and writing should not be continued simply because that’s the way it has always been spoken or written. The root doesn’t matter. We could just as easily call all of humankind, womankind, since ‘man’ is also in that […]

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WW QUOTES

SOMETIMES

Sometimes old women recall the younger girl in themselves – and the universe relaxes. ~ Sharon Lee Davies-Tight

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WW QUOTES

RUSSIA – MEN – WOMEN

What I like about the Russians is that the women are as tough as the men – and they both know it. ~ Sharon Lee Davies-Tight