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Games Nations Play: Marilyn Waring, Part 1 February 13, 2016 | 2:30 pm
New Zealand development economist, feminist and former member of Parliament Marilyn Waring, speaking in Halifax in June 2005 at a conference on Gross National Happiness. She explains the actual practices rich nations use against the poor ones through the politics of development and trade.
Games Nations Play: Part 2 February 20, 2016 | 2:30 pm
In this second part of her talk at the internatonal conference on Gross National Happiness, Marilyn Waring includes games non-governmental organizations play, and brain drain tactics rich countries use to siphon off trained medical professionals.
Politics and Rights USA: Women’s Missing International Rights and Views of Hillary Clinton January 30, 2016 | 2:30 pm
Joanne Conrath Bamberger speaks about her new anthology, "Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox", and Prof. Frances Raday was on the delegation from the UN Human Rights Committee, looking at the deficit of women's human rights in the USA.
Women And The UN: A Year Of Partial Victories On Climate, Safety And Peace January 16, 2016 | 2:30 pm
The year 2015 saw the finalization of a climate agreement include gender mentions and the 15th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, plus the annual 16 Days Against Gender Violence.
Right Wing Women – What Makes Them Tick? January 9, 2016 | 2:30 pm
In a 2002 talk to the US Women's Studies Association, Jean Hardisty, PhD, explained how and why the right recruits women. She differentiates two types of anti-feminism, Conservative and Libertarian - the latter often calling themselves feminists
The Cult of Divine Birth in Ancient Greece January 2, 2016 | 2:30 pm
Miraculous births including conceptions by deities abound in records as early as 3000 BC, says scholar and author Marguerite Rigoglioso, who talks about ways these conceptions may have actually occurred, including yogic parthenogenesis.
Unlearning Patriarchy: Reclaiming The Centrality Of Life December 5, 2015 | 2:30 pm
Professor Claudia von Werlhof says our present period of war and competition was preceded by a worldview that centered on giving and life. She proposes we experiment with re-creating that worldview, and sees that women and men have already begun.