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Special Invitation to Blog Carnival: Bloggers Don’t “Work”

Though the public may no longer see bloggers as slackers schlepping around at home in pajamas, can blogging — or any activity outside the 1950’s model of "9 to 5" jobs with benefits — be considered gainful employment?  Over the next few days, Fem2.0 is working with MomsRising to start a fresh conversation about what […]

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Finding the Past in the Present

This has been re-posted with permission from the Spring 2007 issue of The Scholar & Feminist Online. Deborah Siegel is creator of the group blog Girl w/Pen and the author of Sisterhood, Interrupted: From Radical Women to Grrls Gone Wild. If you have signed on to this issue of the Barnard Center for Research on […]

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Mothers of Dissension: A Case Study of How Internet-Fueled Moms Are Changing Things

The recent Washington Post article, “Pr. William’s Mothers of Dissension,”  is an excellent example of how women are using the Internet for local activism. Here’s a synopsis:   Prince William County, Virginia, was cracking down on illegal immigration, giving rise to racist rhetoric and dividing neighborhoods as residents lined up on either side of the […]

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