Friday, September 30, 2005
Hawa Sy the first female taxi driver in Senegal wants to encourage other women to become more independent.
Karen Hughes completed her "listening tour" of Egypt, Saudia Arabia and Turkey and learned that even audiences hand picked by the White House still have issues with US foreign policy. At least her tin ear doesn't deviate from the rest of the adminstration's tin ears.
KAREN HUGHES HAS A TIN EAR
Slate offers more commentary on why Hughes is such a bad diplomat.
KAREN HUGHES- STAY HOME!
THE DOWNSIDE OF EQUALITY
Judith Miller, reporter from The NYTimes who spent her summer in jail, was released after agreeing to testify before the Grand Jury. Her testimony was made possible after a waiver from her source, Scooter Libby, Chief of Staff to Vice President Dick Cheney.
The new and changing world of sexual harrassment.
Katha Pollitt on the continuing controversy over the NYTimes story on a new generation of overeducated and underemployed women
Dahlia Lithwick from Slate has written some of the best commentary on the Supreme Court this summer. She hits the nail on the head again.
PICK A CHICK!
Julianne Moore stars in Jane Anderson's The Prize Winner of Defiance Ohio about 1950s woman with 10 kids who entered jingle contests to support her family.
USA Today says " Moore is exceptional as Evelyn Ryan, one of the more stalwart and inspiring characters in recent movies. Her portrayal has depth, nuance, humor, warmth and, above all, intelligence."
Cherry Jones continues to secure her role as the best dramatic actress of her generation by signing on to the revival of Brain Friel's Faith Healer with Ralph Feinnes and Ian McDiarmid.
Five-time Tony Award-winner Susan Stroman will be honored on Monday, October 10th at the 6th Annual Elan Awards an event celebrating choreography by producing new works by selected choreographers.