Thursday, October 06, 2005
What We Need to Know Today
Why won't NOW support a pro-choice female candidate running for City Council in Boston?
PATRICIA WHITE'S TROUBLE WITH NOW
MOLLY IVINS ON HARRET MIERS
Why does the media continue to declare work and family a woman's problem?
RAW STORY- A WOMAN'S PROBLEM
George Will took it hard at Harriet Miers.
"If 100 such people had been asked to list 100 individuals who have given evidence of the reflectiveness and excellence requisite in a justice, Miers's name probably would not have appeared in any of the 10,000 places on those lists." Ouch.
Just a rich working mom! Karen Hughes took in $450,000 between her appointment as Undersecretary of State and her swearing in. From Time:
"The bulk of Hughes's income before her appointment, about $1 million, comes from paid speeches to business and other groups, usually for $50,000 per appearance. The remainder comes from a $750,000 advance for her 2004 memoir, titled "Ten Minutes from Normal," and $45,000 in consulting fees for work on Bush's 2004 re-election campaign."
Jennifer Lopez is starring in a film that focuses on the 400 missing women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
BORDERTOWN STARRING JENNIFER LOPEZ
The changing world of pregnancy for women on TV.
PREGNANCY ON ALIAS
ABC's "Commander in Chief" attracted even more viewers than its debut last week, with an audience of 16.66 million.
Rachael Ray, host of the Food Network series, 30-Minute Meals, $40 a Day, Inside Dish, and Tasty travels, will host a daily syndicated talk show beginning in the fall of 2006.
Doris Kearns Goodwin is back in the saddle with the upcoming release of her new book on Abraham Lincoln.
DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN'S SECOND ACT
A review of Kayla Williams' Love My Rifle More Than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army